National Geographic : 1935 Jan
Photograph by J.Leite NEARLY HALF A TON OF HORNED FURY CHARGES THE CROWD Volunteers prod the infuriated animal with sticks or umbrellas and try to dodge his lunges. Just short of homicidethe beast issupposed tobechecked byagroup of stalwart young men who cannot be seen in the picture but are clinging to the long rope tied to his padded horns. There isasaying onTerceira Island that ifno one is hurt the bull is no good (see page 56). The poor animal is not wounded or killed in this so-called "sport" but it iscertainly unduly annoyed.