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  Bullfighting
How did bullfighting start?
In which countries does bullfighting take place?
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How did bullfighting start?
Bullfighting festivals have existed for around 300 years, although the fighting of bulls dates back to Roman times.

The first bullfights were on horseback to celebrate special occasions such as royal weddings and military victories.

Records suggest the killing of bulls for public entertainment also took place in England in ancient times.

Today, bullfighting involves riders on horseback as well as people, called matadors, who fight against the bull on foot.


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