Cockfighting in Colombia : News Photo

Cockfighting in Colombia

Credit: Jan Sochor/CON / Contributor
VILLAVICENCIO, COLOMBIA - APRIL 18: Cocks fight in the arena in Villavicencio, Colombia on April 18, 2006. Cockfight is a widely popular and legal sporting event in most of Latin American countries. The fight is usually held in an arena (gallera in spanish) with seats for spectators. There is always gambling involved in cockfights. People take advantage of cock's natural, strong will to fight against all males of the same species. Birds are specially bred to increase their aggression and stamina, they are given the best of food and care. The cocks are equipped with tortoise-shell made gaffs tied to the bird's leg. The fight is not intentionally to the death but it may result in the death of cocks very often. (Photo by Jan Sochor/Latincontent/Getty Images)
Caption:
VILLAVICENCIO, COLOMBIA - APRIL 18: Cocks fight in the arena in Villavicencio, Colombia on April 18, 2006. Cockfight is a widely popular and legal sporting event in most of Latin American countries. The fight is usually held in an arena (gallera in spanish) with seats for spectators. There is always gambling involved in cockfights. People take advantage of cock's natural, strong will to fight against all males of the same species. Birds are specially bred to increase their aggression and stamina, they are given the best of food and care. The cocks are equipped with tortoise-shell made gaffs tied to the bird's leg. The fight is not intentionally to the death but it may result in the death of cocks very often. (Photo by Jan Sochor/Latincontent/Getty Images)
Calculate priceView cart
Date created:
January 11, 2013
Editorial #:
159313483
Release info:
Not released.More information
Restrictions:
Contact your local office for all commercial or promotional uses.
License type:
Rights-managedRights-managed products are licensed with restrictions on usage, such as limitations on size, placement, duration of use and geographic distribution. You will be asked to submit information concerning your intended use of the product, which will determine the scope of usage rights granted.
Collection:
LatinContent Editorial
Credit:
LatinContent/Getty Images
Max file size:
3,872 x 2,581 px (12.91 x 8.60 in) - 300 dpi - 4.44 MB
Source:
LatinContent Editorial
Object name:
soja01499
Cocks fight in the arena in Villavicencio Colombia on April 18 2006... News Photo 159313483Aggression,American,Animal,Animal Welfare,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Attack,Battle,Bestof,Bird,Blood Sport,Celebration,Chicken,City,Cock Fighting,Cockerel,Cockpit,Colombia,Color Image,Comb,Crime,Cruel,Cultures,Death,Dust,Endurance,Famous,Feather,Fighter,Fighting,Full Length,Gambling,Heel,Horizontal,Human Interest,Instructor,Latin,Latin America,Match - Sport,Motion,Multi Colored,People,Raise,Rooster,Sand,South America,Speed,Sport,Spurs,Stadium,Strength,Struggle,Success,Topics,Topix,Tortoise Shell,Toughness,Town,Train,USA,Vibrant Color,Warriors,WingPhotographer Collection: LatinContent Editorial 2006 Jan SochorVILLAVICENCIO, COLOMBIA - APRIL 18: Cocks fight in the arena in Villavicencio, Colombia on April 18, 2006. Cockfight is a widely popular and legal sporting event in most of Latin American countries. The fight is usually held in an arena (gallera in spanish) with seats for spectators. There is always gambling involved in cockfights. People take advantage of cock's natural, strong will to fight against all males of the same species. Birds are specially bred to increase their aggression and stamina, they are given the best of food and care. The cocks are equipped with tortoise-shell made gaffs tied to the bird's leg. The fight is not intentionally to the death but it may result in the death of cocks very often. (Photo by Jan Sochor/Latincontent/Getty Images)