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500 Kilos Of Furia – The Huamantlada of Huamantla, Tlaxcala

Huamantla, Tlaxcala – As the bull charged towards me I lost my footing and fell backwards. As I leaped off behind the wooden fence, the bull began to butt against the plywood. Once, twice, three times. I hold my breath. Every year in this town, on the first Saturday after August 15, 20 bulls are […]

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Did You Know? Mexico is home to oldest indigenous American domesticated dog breed

When someone mentions “dogs” and “Mexico” in the same sentence, most people think immediately of the cute Chihuahua, small in proportions and large in personality but commonly dismissed by lovers of larger dogs as a small and unimportant “toy” breed. But dogs have been important in Mexico since long before the U.S. or Canada were […]

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