Running of the bulls

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Running of the bulls

  1. 1. Running of the Bull 2010 A reveller is tossed by a fighting cow during festivities in the bull ring after the first running of the bulls on the second day of the San Fermin festival on Wednesday, July 7. Several runners were knocked to the ground and some were trampled by the animals weighing more than 1,100 pounds. 1. Does this look dangerous? 2. Why do you think people participate in this event? A fighting cow leaps over revellers during festivities in the bull ring after the first running of the bulls on the second day of the San Fermin festival.
  2. 2. A man gets medical care after been gored by a fighting bull on July 07, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture, despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups, and attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs. 1. Why do you think animal rights groups are opposed to this festival? People wait on balconies over Estafeta street for the run of the ranch fighting bulls in Spain
  3. 3. 1. Does this look like fun to you? 2. Why could this be dangerous even without the bulls? The thrill-seekers raced to keep ahead of six fighting bulls and six bell-tinkling steers. They try to keep the beasts together along the 930-yard course from a holding pen to the northern city's bull ring. People throw a woman in to the air as they celebrate the opening of the running of the bulls in Spain.

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