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10/24/2010 07:46 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fighting, Racing And Hunting: Cruel Animal Sports (PHOTOS)

Animal sports run the gamut from racing, to fighting, to outright killing. Even the sports that the American public recognizes as extremely cruel persist in pockets. But some sports, like horse racing, aren't so clear cut. Are they cruel? Or just stressful?

We've rounded up a variety of animal sports used for our entertainment from all over the world. From the bizarre to the horrific, they test our sense of compassion for the animals with which we share our planet.

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The Cruellest Animal Sports
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The Cruellest Animal Sports