Twenty bulls have been “liberated” from the town of Tordesillas in northern Spain on the eve of a controversial festival in which the whole town hunts down a single animal with spears. The animals went missing on Saturday night hours before they were due to take part in the notorious Toro de la Vega festival. […]
"Why Neanderthals had arms like Popeye: Spending time scraping animals skins for clothes, shelter had a lot to do with it... The unusually powerful right arms of Neanderthals may not be due to a spear-hunting life as once suggested, but rather one often spent scraping animal skins for clothes and shelters, researchers say." Graphic: "A volunteer performs a spear-thrusting task like a Neanderthal would as electrodes monitor his muscle activity."
YouTube: Take down horrifying video of hunter slaughtering bear with a spear American hunter Josh Bowmar released a video glorifying cruel hunting methods that can lead to a 20-hour excruciating death. Tell YouTube to remove this video! (85970 signatures on petition)
The sport of pig-sticking dates back to Roman times,- and now Federico Diego, (a lead spear hunter), is campaigning to have pig-sticking registered as a legal form of hunting in Spain. Lance-bearing horsemen corner wild boar and stab it to death with long, bladed spears. The animal dies a slow & painful death. It is inhumane, unnecessary cruelty- this ancient barbaric activity isn't "sport"- it just animal cruelty for entertainment- much like the cult of fox hunting. We ask Spain not to…
A video of trophy hunter Josh Bowmar killing a black bear with a spear sparked global media coverage and a resulting public outcry. Urge the Government of Alberta to ban trophy hunting and take immediate action to prohibit spears and the baiting of animals.