Buffalo fight

  • Villagers trying to stop a buffalo fleeing during a traditional Chinese New Year buffalo fighting competition at the Miao minority village of Biasha in Guizhou Province. Dating back to the 15th century, the fights see rival Miao villages competing against one another for the honor of champion buffalo. Photo courtesy: AFP

  • A young boy fleeing from buffalos during a traditional Chinese New Year buffalo fighting competition at the Miao minority village of Biasha in Guizhou Province. Dating back to the 15th century, the fights see rival Miao villages competing against one another for the honor of champion buffalo. Photo courtesy: AFP

  • Two buffalos clashing during a traditional Chinese New Year buffalo fighting competition at the Miao minority village of Biasha in Guizhou Province. Dating back to the 15th century, the fights see rival Miao villages competing against one another for the honor of champion buffalo. Photo courtesy: AFP

  • Two buffalos clashing during a traditional Chinese New Year buffalo fighting competition at the Miao minority village of Biasha in Guizhou Province. Dating back to the 15th century, the fights see rival Miao villages competing against one another for the honor of champion buffalo. Photo courtesy: AFP

  • Two buffalos clashing during a traditional Chinese New Year buffalo fighting competition at the Miao minority village of Biasha in Guizhou Province. Dating back to the 15th century, the fights see rival Miao villages competing against one another for the honor of champion buffalo. Photo courtesy: AFP

  • Villagers celebrating with the winning buffalo after a traditional Chinese New Year buffalo fighting competition at the Miao minority village of Biasha in Guizhou Province. Dating back to the 15th century, the fights see rival Miao villages competing against one another for the honor of champion buffalo. Photo courtesy: AFP

Villagers trying to stop a buffalo fleeing during a traditional Chinese New Year buffalo fighting competition at the Miao minority village of Biasha in Guizhou Province. Dating back to the 15th century, the fights see rival Miao villages competing against one another for the honor of champion buffalo. Photo courtesy: AFP