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Bullfighter gored at Zapote festival remains in serious condition

Lindsay Fendt - January 7, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw4jfLBiCRc Another year, another bullfighter gored in the Zapote ring. Luis Salas remains in serious condition at San José's Calderón Guardia hospital after he was flung into the air…

Animal rights activists protest against Tico-style bullfights
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animal abuse
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Animal rights activists protest against Tico-style bullfights

L. Arias - December 28, 2015

Dozens of animal rights’ activists gathered Friday evening during the opening of the Zapote Festival, east of San José, to demonstrate against one of the celebration’s main…

Malacrianza, Costa Rica’s most famous bull, dies at 16
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Malacrianza, Costa Rica’s most famous bull, dies at 16

Lindsay Fendt - March 19, 2015

At 6 a.m. on Thursday Amelia Gómez glanced out her window in Playa Garza on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast. Normally by this hour, the cattle gate would…

Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Festivities wrap up in Zapote

Robert Isenberg - January 5, 2015

https://vimeo.com/115936615 After 11 days of bullfights, carnival rides, and junk food, Las Fiestas de Zapote finally drew to a close on Sunday, allowing the spotlight to shine…

PHOTOS: Bulls, beer and injuries at Costa Rica’s annual Zapote festival
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Bulls, beer and injuries at Costa Rica’s annual Zapote festival

Lindsay Fendt - December 30, 2014

Encircled by a ring of several dozen young men, a woman in tight shorts wielding a yellow cape takes two determined steps towards an angry black bull.…

Costa Rica’s most dangerous creatures
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica’s most dangerous creatures

Lindsay Fendt - December 6, 2014

Recommended: 6 camouflaged Costa Rican animals you probably haven't seen Costa Rica is full of adorable, cuddly and fascinating creatures, and it also has its fair share…

18 photos from Costa Rica’s big time city rodeo
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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18 photos from Costa Rica’s big time city rodeo

Lindsay Fendt - September 8, 2014

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San José’s National Stadium will host Extreme American Rodeo despite complaints from animal rights activists
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Bullfights
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San José’s National Stadium will host Extreme American Rodeo despite complaints from animal rights activists

Lindsay Fendt - August 28, 2014

On Sept. 7, cowboys from across the Americas and as far away as New Zealand will flock to Costa Rica's National Stadium for the country's first-ever American-style rodeo event.…

Arts and Culture
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193 people arrested in less than a week at Palmares Festival

Lindsay Fendt - January 21, 2014

Six days into the raucous Palmares civic festival, in the northwestern Central Valley, police already have arrested 198 people, according to a press release from the Public Security…

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23 people injured in bullfights during first day of Palmares fest

Matt Levin - January 17, 2014

During Thursday's massive horse parade that initiated the Palmares Festival, 122 people needed medical attention, according to data from the Red Cross. That included 23 injuries to festival-goers…

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