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Fire-Bull fiesta in Spain

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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers.
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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The bull is forced towards the wood pile where the villagers will set the torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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The bull is forced towards the wood pile where the villagers will set the torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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Moments before the villagers set the tar torches on fire. The bull will then be released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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Villagers are setting the tar torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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Villagers are setting the tar torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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Villagers are setting the tar torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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Villagers are setting the tar torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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Villagers are setting the tar torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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Villagers are setting the tar torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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Villagers are setting the tar torches on fire. The bull is then released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. A pile of wood in fire is set to attract the animal for further enyoyment. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Firecrackers explodes above the animal head. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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A bull has fire attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain. Toro Jubilo 2010. Medinaceli (PACMA)
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The fiesta of the Toro Jubilo takes places in Medinaceli (Soria) every November. The animal has fire attached to its head and is released into the crowd while it suffers terror and physical pain. Soria, Spain. 13/11/2010.

The fiesta of the Toro Jubilo takes places in Medinaceli, Soria, Spain every November. A bull has lighted tar torches attached to its head and is released in the square to be taunted and abused by the villagers. It suffers terror and physical pain.

The event starts around midnight and finishes when the fire extinguishes itself, about 40 minutes later.
There are piles of wood burning around the bull in the hope that the animal hits them for the spectacle.
Around the end of the fiesta, lots of firecrackers hanging above the animal are lighted by the villagers trying to set the bull's head on fire again. The noise and flying fire causes extreme stress on the animal.

Apart for burning the bull eyes and skin, the feet also suffer from stepping on the fire. And the bull nose gets badly hurt when the animal hits its head against the floor trying to get rid of the burning tar. Heart attack as a consequence of the extreme situation is also a real risk.
The Catalan government in Spain has recently banished any event where the bull can suffer from physical or psychological pain, but in other areas of the country this law has not been passed yet.
The fiesta of the Toro Jubilo is one of the last of these so-called 'traditional rituals'.

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