News, but not the serious kind
Armored combat for the golden prize…
Blog Guy, everybody knows you’ve campaigned against bullfighting and other forms of animal cruelty. It’s safe to say that any event involving animal combat is inhumane, right?
Pretty much, yeah…
Pretty much? What does that mean?
Giant Tortoise Carrot Fights?
Yeah, people gather around and two massive giant tortoises go after a carrot.
After about the first day and a half, most of the spectators have gone home and the rest are asleep in their seats. The bookies won’t touch the sport, because of the number of variables.
Too many variables?
It’s much more humane than that other “sport” that pits a giant tortoise against Britain’s Prince Charles. You know, the…
Blog Guy, be careful where you go with this…
…Tortoise and the Heir….
Top: Two Aldabra giant tortoises fight for a carrot during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo September 6, 2011.
Right: Tourists feed the Aldabra a giant tortoise at the Singapore Zoo September 6, 2011.
Left: Britain’s Prince Charles gestures as he watches a martial arts display by children during the Mey Highland Games in Caithness, northern Scotland August 6, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir
REUTERS photos by David Loh