Monday, December 29, 2008

Photo: Pit Bull Competition In Mindanao

A Pit Bull pulls a heavy load during a “Pit Bull Revolution” contest Monday, December 29, 2008 in the town of Matalam in North Cotabato province in the southern Philippines, to the delight of spectators. The contest is one the culminating activity in the 47th anniversary of Matalam town. Pit Bull is a term commonly used to describe several breeds of dog in the Molosser family that were historically used for dog fighting. The breeds most often placed in this category are the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. (Mindanao Examiner Photo / Geonarri Solmerano)

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