Inside The Brutal And Dangerous World Of Cock Fighting

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Photographer Tony Chirinos’s father used to tell him stories over the dinner table about his youth in Cuba. They usually included cock fighting, a popular entertainment in Cuba and other areas of Latin America, Harrison Jackson reports for Business Insider. Follow the link below for a photo gallery.When Chirinos found out that the sport was still legal and popular on the small Colombian island of San Andres, he decided to see for himself.After his first trip to the island in 2000, Chirinos found himself captivated by the sport, the culture, and the trainers and gamblers who love it. Over the next seven years, Chirinos continued to make periodic trips to expand the project.Chirinos shared some of the photos here (check out more recent work at his website).
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