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(QCOSTARICA) The amazing photographs by French wildlife photographer Christophe Corteau, show a real clash of the Titans between two heavyweights.

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Two bulls were engaged in a brutal head-to-head showdown in a fight for dominance and with it – females of the herd.

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The action unfolded at the Hacienda Solminar Lodge in Costa Rica in April where the beasts clashed again and again in a show of power and strength.

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Finally, one bull emerged as the victor and chased off his stocky rival before triumphantly returning to his herd.

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Corteau, 46, says he was fortunate enough to witness the melee and captured it on camera for the world to see. He said: ‘We were visiting a reserve full of water birds when we bumped into the bulls at dusk.

‘They were already engaged when we saw them, head against head.’

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The two beasts traded blows for five long minutes before a clear winner emerged and Christophe said the unpredictable nature of the action led to fears for his own safety.

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‘I watched them carefully 20 metres away, because you never know how they could react to your presence and could possibly charge,’ he said.
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‘I was extremely impressed by these two big and powerful animals, fighting to keep their females and territories.’

Source: Dailymail.co.uk


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