In 2009, the killing at Nepal's Gadhimai festival peaked with an estimated 500,000 animals killed. But efforts from animal rights groups have contributed to a reduction in the killing.
In 2009, around 500,000 animals were slaughtered at Nepal's Gadhimai festival.
"The killing is brutal, there can be do doubt about that," Wendy Higgins, a spokesperson from Humane Society International, said.
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The Forest Service will first try to adopt the horses out before putting them up for sale.
Critics have been pressing for an overhaul of the practice, which has been branded "barbaric" by animal rights groups.
At one Chinese slaughterhouse, dogs were bludgeoned to death with a metal rod.
Cows are considered holy in India, and vigilante groups are murdering beef-eaters to protect bovines.
Eating and killing cattle is a source of political and religious tensions across India.
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The Gadhimai festival occurs every five years and has attracted widespread condemnation