gamecocks and cockfighting

Photos of cockfighting taken in Laos.­

A cockfight is a blood sport between two roosters (called gamecocks), held in a ring called a cockpit.­ Cockfighting is now illegal throughout the United States and in most of Europe.­

Cockfighting is still very popular in many countries in Asia, and Latin America.­

For more information, check the following articles on Wikipedia:
en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Cockfight
en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Gamecock