National Geographic : 1946 Feb
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome, U.S.Navy, Official Astride a Savage Bull, an American Army Sergeant in Azorean Costume Turns the Bullfight into aWestern Rodeo Men in the stands tug at a rope and a bullfighter grips the horns. Holding the beast's nose, the arena's worried owner implores the rider toplay safe. Friends shout, "Ride him, cowboy !" At Angra do Heroismo, laws spare the bull from death. Occasionally a bull is released in the streets. Amateurs bait him with sticks and umbrellas.