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Matadors take on bulls in Seville

All images by Marcelo Del Pozo / Reuters

Spanish matador Morante de la Puebla performs a pass to a bull during a bullfight at The Maestranza bullring in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain, April 15.

Spanish picadores wait to get into the arena before the start of a bullfight.

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French matador Sebastian Castella prepares to perform a pass.

French matador Sebastian Castella is tackled by a bull during a bullfight.

Spanish matador Alejandro Talavante's hand bleeds after he was cut by his sword while killing a bull.

A Spanish assistant bullfighter gives the 'coup de grace' with a dagger to a bull during a bullfight.