From the Publisher
A book that is aimed at uncovering blood sports around the world, past and present, legal and illegal - from humans being killed for sport, to animals and insects. Virtually everyone hates blood sports, especially vegans and vegetarians. Billions of people have pets, because they 'love animals', but throughout the world there are millions of people involved in animal blood sports. This book uncovers the true past-times of blood sports from the ancient times, like gladiators, through to modern day legal and illegal events. There are many types of creatures used in blood sports, and this book mentions them all, including large animals like dogs, donkeys, bears, monkeys, through to smaller creatures like rat fighting, octopus wrestling and insects like spiders and cricket fights - all events used in betting - many are shocklingly legal in some countries, while illegal in others. The sections on human blood sports will shock you, innocent people who had to fight or die.