Cockfighting | Photographer : Fernando Decillis | PHOTOGRAPHERS | Scoop.it

Jhonny took us to a cock fight in the south of Bogota back in May…here are some ofmy favorite shots. Fighting cocks are trained like boxers and preened like beauty queens. What they go through before they get into the ring is an intensive process to make them the most intimidating creature they can become. All the feathers from their legs are plucked, prosthetic talons made from tortoise shells are attached; limes are used to disinfect them. Finally, they’re weighed in and ready to fight to the death…