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Chilean Killer Bull Subdued With... Bulldozer

EL MERCURIO(Chile)

SANTIAGO - A pair of farm workers in northern Chile died Wednesday after being attacked by a raging bull that was captured – several hours later – with the help of a bulldozer.

"After its capture the bull was killed," El Mercurio Online reported. "According to witnesses, its furious reaction could have been related to the nearby presence of a cow in heat." The bull had been tied to a stake, but broke free upon seeing the female.

Police and residents in Camarones, the town where the incident occurred, worked together in trying to subdue the 1,700-lb. animal.

The victims have been identified as Orlando García Soto, 59; and Eduardo Visa, 39. Locals said both men had years of experience handling animals.

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What Does Santa Claus Look Like Around The World?

He's making a list, he's checking it twice... But he doesn't always wear a red suit. From Aruba to Finland and Liberia, here's what Christmas looks like around the world.

What Does Santa Claus Look Like Around The World?

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Across the globe, Santa Claus is recognized as the Christmas gift bearer. But he is not always known as a red-suited jolly man. The tradition of a man bringing gifts to children is traced to stories about the early Greek bishop St. Nicholas of Myra, a small city in modern-day Turkey.

Santa Claus today not only goes by different names, like Father Christmas and Old St. Nick, but is linked to different folktales and cultural practices. Here are lesser known variations of Santa, from the beaches of Aruba to the snow-capped mountains of Finland.

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