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Despite Outcry, Vietnam Resumes Water Buffalo Fighting
Vietnam’s annual water buffalo fighting festival resumed Thursday despite calls for an end to the traditional event because of its violence.
The tournament was halted temporarily three months ago after a buffalo killed its owner on the fighting field. It was the first human fatality, although buffaloes have died in fights before.
More safety measures, including re-enforced fences and tests of buffaloes for stimulants, have been put in place since...