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For the Dong Festival, the villages of the Guangxi Zhuang region practice hoisting bulls up trees and leaving them there until they die.

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Jane B (30)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 1:57 pm
Just when you think you've seen it all... From, I felt I had to publicize this.
Cruel traditions based on superstition and culture, at the expense of innocent and suffering animals, can no longer be tolerated.
For the Dong Festival, the villages of the Guangxi Zhuang region practice hoisting bulls up trees and leaving them there until they die. These animals suffer a very slow, agonizing, and terror-filled death while villagers and tourists (including children) snap photos and laugh it up.
The head of the bull is decorated in flowers in a mocking manner as they bull slowly starves to death.
This barbaric tradition is based in superstition to assure 'good luck' and "good harvest". In truth, this tradition became popularized when it was noted that many tourists were being attracted to this brutal display.
The other reason for this macabre display is to "intimidate" people to behave and be good or they could end up with the same fate at the bull. It is noted that the tradition of bullfighting in Spain first began, also, as a way of intimidating the villagers----"look how savage we can be -- you better obey".
There simply is NO EXCUSE for animal cruelty, based on anything----not for tradition, or superstition, sadistic pleasure, or greed ---nothing

Kelly Rogers (303)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 2:00 pm
with 1,931 supporters
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How repulsive and disgusting. Thanx, for bringing this to our attention. I am sharing this with my grps. Thanx, I hope you receive your very first gldn note on this story. You deserve it.

Ljiljana Milic (116)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 2:08 pm
Signed with 1,932 supporters 3,068 NEEDED
I whish, from the bottom of my hart, that practicing of such unbelievable cruel abuse, deserve a rightful karma.
Thank you Jane for posting.

Animae C (514)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 3:40 pm
with 1,935 supporters
3,065 NEEDED

Christeen A (370)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 4:37 pm

Danuta W (1248)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 3:40 am

Linda Barnett (44)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 1:08 pm
This is truly horrific! This is one of the most despicable reports of cruelty I have read about. This has to be stopped NOW! How disgusting this act of cruelty is and quite unbelievable. Action has to be taken to prevent any more bulls being tortured in this manner. Shame on the Guangxi Zhuang villagers!

Michela M (3964)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 1:16 pm

Past Member (0)
Friday July 26, 2013, 7:50 am
Done,Thanks Jane.

Ellen G (325)
Friday July 26, 2013, 6:02 pm
Nuts this world is just plain NUTS! Signed

Yvonne F (181)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 9:32 am
What is wrong with people? How can one be so cruel? Singed, of course! Thanks Jane

Sherri M (78)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 4:08 pm
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Tuesday July 30, 2013, 1:45 am
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