Bull fights are traced back to the Roman times. These fights took place in the Colosseum where all the major events took place. The sport is almost two thousand years old. The hunter instinct in man is still not tamed and the sport is still pursued with much adventure all over the world. The Las Vegas bull fights are the biggest living legends and no animal blood is shed. In India bull fighting or " Jallikattu" as it is called is a traditional sport of the harvest festival. It is a big hit in the rural areas and watched with much gusto. Animal activists are against the sport. The Supreme Court has banned the practice citing animal welfare issues. The ritual bull fight has been permenantly outlawed in India. People for the Ethical treatment of animals have welcomed the court order.