Indian bullfighters participate in Jallikattu festival

Dozens of young men were injured on the first day of a traditional bull-wrestling festival in southern India that has drawn criticism from animal rights activists. During the Jallikattu festival in Tamil Nadu, bulls festooned with marigolds are released from pens and men try to grab their horns to win prizes.

Indian bullfighters participate in Jallikattu festival

Indian participants try to control a bull during the popular Jallikattu bull-wrestling in Madurai, southern India. Dozens of young men were injured on the first day of a traditional festival that has attracted the ire of animal activists as participants tried to wrangle bull horns to win prizes such as scooters and household goods. IMAGES

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