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Jallikattu: Taming the bull

A villager is pinned down by a bull as another attempts to control him during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A villager is pinned down by a bull as another attempts to control him during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek...more

A villager is pinned down by a bull as another attempts to control him during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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A villager is pinned down by a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A villager is pinned down by a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A villager is pinned down by a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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A villager attempts to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A villager attempts to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A villager attempts to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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A villager attempts to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A villager attempts to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A villager attempts to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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Villagers attempt to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Villagers attempt to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Villagers attempt to control a bull during the annual bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, which is part of south India's Pongal harvest festival, on the outskirts of Madurai, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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