Then, the top bullfighter called the Matador, watches his chief assistant wave a bright yellow and magenta cape in front of the bull to make it charge. It is said that the total number of people watching bullfights in Spain reaches one million every year. This is a piece of thick crimson cloth draped over a short stick, which can be held in either the left hand or draped over the espada, the killing sword, which is always held in the right hand. A bull is typically ready for slaughter one or two months sooner than a castrated male or a female, and produces proportionately more, leaner muscle. Another trumpet is sounded and the Matador now removes his black winged hat and dedicates the death of the bull to the president or the crowd before beginning his faena. The ring is usually made of copper, and is inserted through a small hole cut in the septum of the nose. It is the Matador's job to make this dance dramatic and enjoyable for the audience. Usually the muleta, in left or right hand, is first held in front of the matador to make the bull charge and is then swung across and away from the matador's body hopefully taking the bull with it. One method is a bull mask, which either covers the bull's eyes completely, or restricts his vision to the ground immediately in front of him, so he cannot see his potential victim. The faena continues until the Matador has demonstrated his superiority over the bull. Once this is achieved the bull is ready to be killed. This takes around 10 minutes.
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The matador stands some ten feet from the bull, keeping the bull fixated on the muleta and aims the espada between the shoulder blades.
The fight is over.
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These features assist bulls in fighting for domination over a herd, giving the winner superior access to cows for reproduction. Generally, bulls kept with cows tend to be less aggressive than those kept alone.
King Felipe V took exception to the sport however and banned the aristocracy from taking part, believing it to be a bad example to the public.
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For instance, when the Beast of Gevaudan terrorized people in France in the 18th century, some people were saved by their bulls.
Given the small amount of erectile tissue, there is little enlargement after erection. The gentle bull, not the vicious one, most often kills or maims his keeper".
The faena consists of a running at the Matador carrying a muleta.
If the sword goes in to the hilt it is an estocada but if it hits bone it is a pinchazo or media-estocada.