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Toro de fuego
Sun, 2018-Apr-01 00:59 UTC
Length - 1:33


Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.

The random article for Sunday, 1 April 2018 is Toro de fuego.

A toro de fuego ("fire bull"), also known as vaca loca ("crazy cow") in Peru and Ecuador, is a festive activity in which a metal frame resembling a bull, with fireworks attached to it, is set alight, and then the person carrying the frame runs around town at night as if chasing people in the streets. Participants dodge the bull when it comes close, especially because the burning fireworks set off sparks that can cause small burns in people's skin or clothes. This activity is held in a number of Spanish towns during their local festivals. It is possible that this custom originated in the Toro embolado, in which a real bull is involved.

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 00:59 UTC on Sunday, 1 April 2018.

For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toro_de_fuego.

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