Cockfighting is when two specially bred roosters are placed in a pit to fight each other for entertainment purposes. For many Caribbean islands, cockfighting has been a part of their culture since colonial times. In places such as Puerto Rico the sport even has economic importance but has been met with controversy because of animal cruelty.

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Florido, A. (2019, October 23). In Puerto Rico, The Days Of Legal Cockfighting Are Numbered. NPR.