PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — One bull chosen to take part in Saturday’s San Fermin festival took one look at thousands of thrill-seekers waiting to be chased down Pamplona’s narrow streets and scampered back to the safety of his corral.
It was like a scene straight from Munro Leaf children’s book “The Story of Ferdinand,” about a bull that prefers smelling flowers to bullfights.
The reticent bull in Pamplona, named Curioso I, barely ran 20 yards (meters) before heading back. Meanwhile, his five ornery stable-mates gored four revelers — including two Americans — and injured five others with cuts and bruises as they hurtled through the northern Spanish city. more