For the past few decades, animal cruelty has remained one of the biggest issues in the entire world. There are entire societies focused on dissolving this problem in its entirety, though some countries have ensured that cannot happen as of right now. There are plenty of legal acts of animal abuse that are bizarre and shocking, and yet they continue to happen and thrive regularly. Activists are trying to put their foot down on this, but with no luck so far. Here are ten examples of legal animal cruelty that are just plain bizarre and horrifying.
Every single January in Manganese de la Polvorosa, Spain, a group of young men will climb to the top of any church in the area and toss a goat from the steeple to the streets below. The animal dies in a bloody mess, and the people “enjoy” a show and pick up the remains.
The Tado Festival has plenty of events, but the main event is horse jumping. Young men ride young horses up the length of a hill, forcing the creatures to jump over a two meter high wall at least twelve times over the course of the festival.