Videos and Still Images
Here we present video clips showing the cruelty of bullfighting. Choose a video clip or preview a clip by viewing still images from the video. Thank you to ADDA for supplying the video footage which was captured in 2002 in Barcelona.
Video 1 (320 Kb)
This clip shows a bull stumbling and falling to the ground shortly after the beginning of a bullfight.
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Video 2 (567 Kb)
This clip shows a bull being stabbed with a long, sharp lance by a man on horseback. This is done to weaken the bull.
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Video 3 (424 Kb)
This clip shows a pair of hooked spears (banderillas) being flung into a bull's neck. During a typical bullfight, a total of six spears are driven into the bull's neck muscles. These are to force the animal to drop its head into the typical charging pose.
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Video 4 (470 Kb)
This clip shows another pair of hooked spears (banderillas) being flung into the bull's neck. During a typical bullfight, a total of six spears are driven into the animal's neck muscles, forcing it to drop its head into the typical charging pose.
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Video 5 (508 Kb)
This clip shows three bullfighters taunting the wounded bull with capes, trying to further tire and disorienate the animal.
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Video 6 (292 Kb)
This clip shows a close-up of the bull being taunted by the three bullfighters. The animal, with six hooked spears hanging from its neck, is bleeding from its wounds. With its tongue hanging out, the bull is clearly exhausted from the ordeal.
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Video 7 (500 Kb)
This clip shows a bullfighter plunging a sword into the bull's body. The aim is to pierce the animal's heart and kill him but often the heart is missed, leaving the bull to endure even more suffering.
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Video 8 (494 Kb)
This clip shows another instance of a bullfighter plunging a sword into the body of a bull. This typically happens at the end of a bullfight.
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Video 9 (737 Kb)
This clip shows a slow motion view of the bull being stabbed in the neck with a sword and collapsing to the ground.
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Video 10 (858 Kb)
This clip shows the bull collapsed on the ground but still alive and suffering. A dagger is plunged into the bull's neck to try and finally kill him. Men in grey arrive to remove the animal and clear the arena for the next victim.
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