In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt indirectly aided in Woodrow Wilson’s win when he formed the β€œBull Moose Party” in retaliation to not winning the republican presidential nomination against Taft, splitting the republican vote. history.com/this-day-in-h…
The majority of Lamborghini models are named after Spanish words and 3 Lamborghini models have been named in honour of matador-killing fighting bulls lambocars.com/lambonews/5…
Rolls Royce uses the leather of 15 to 18 Bulls per car, raised in cold climates to prevent marks from insect bites. Cows aren't used because they might have stretch marks from pregnancies. thehogring.com/2011/03/22…
When a French scientist wrote that American wildlife was physically inferior to European wildlife, Thomas Jefferson was so offended that he got a group of soldiers to find and send the scientist a bull moose from New Hampshire to prove the "stature and majesty of American quadrupeds." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
Archaeologists found almost 8 million animal mummies, mostly dogs, in the Dog Catacombs of Saqqara, Egypt. Worshippers paid to have animals killed and mummified to carry prayers to gods. Other animals (baboons, bulls, etc.) were also mummified in the Sacred Animal Necropolis. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
Lake Nicaragua, a landlocked lake, has Bull Sharks, despite being marine animals. Initially it was assumed to be a endemic freshwater species, but turns out the sharks travel up the 190km San Juan River which connects lake and Caribbean ocean. You can also find tarpon and sawfish there. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lak…
Professional rodeo cowboy Cody Lambert created the protective vest that most professional bull riders now wear, after seeing the death of his friend, Lane Frost at the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on July 30, 1989. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cod…
No universally used singular form in modern English of "cattle" exists, other than the sex- and age-specific terms (i.e. cow, bull, steer, heifer). beef2live.com/story-singu…
George Steinbrenner was a part-owner of the Bulls and sold his shares during Jordan's rookie season. If he never sold his stake he'd have had the two hugest dynasties of the 90's occurring simultaneously. sportscasting.com/george-…
Rocky Mountain Oysters are not oysters but Fried Bull Testicles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roc…
The Red colour used in the cape of a bullfighter does not anger the bull because the bulls are colurblind. The movement of the cape actually angers the bull. The capes are red to mask the blood stains of the bull when the matador kills it businessinsider.com/why-b…
Spanish style-bullfighting involves killing the bull in the 3rd Act en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
Cows are the female animal once they have had a baby calf. Heifers are cows that haven't had a baby yet. Bulls are the males capable of mating and steers are bulls that have been castrated (only removing testicles). The general descriptor for the species as a whole is "cattle" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat…
Tultepec, Mexico holds an annual parade of bull-shaped floats filled with fireworks. When set off, attendees are encouraged to get as close as possible. Injuries and scars received from fireworks are held as badges of honor. youtube.com/watch?v=Rifjq…
Bulls are color-blind to red. During Spanish-style Bullfighting, the bull is irritated not by the color of the cape, but by its movement as the matador whips it around. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
The Chicago Bulls logo is older than the Moon Landings. The team started in 1966 and is the only one in the NBA to never change their logo stadiumtalk.com/s/nba-tea…
The brazen bull was allegedly a torture and execution device designed in ancient Greece. Prisoners were to get in a bronze bull and a fire was set below.The bull's head was designed with a system of tubes so that the prisoner's screams were converted into sounds like bellowing of a bull. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
In 2012, Raging Bull was voted the best edited film of all time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rag…
Bulls are colorblind, and can't see the color red, it is the movement that angers them during matador fights. The reason behind the color red is so that the blood spilled is less visible. businessinsider.com/why-b…
Despite owning two Formula 1 teams, Dietrich Mateschitz, the founder of Red Bull, just watches most F1 races on TV. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Die…
The dairy industry once lost 420 million dollars to a genetic flaw in a single bull theatlantic.com/health/ar…
Today I learned about the Angola Prison Rodeo, a rodeo that employs prisoners and has rodeo spectacles like "Convict Poker" where the last person sitting down on the poker table wins after a bull is let loose around it. youtu.be/HLGwUVy345c
Today I learned there was a third US political party formed my Teddy Roosevelt called the Progressive Party. It was also known as the β€œbull moose party” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
Dr. William Dove was able to produce unicorn (single-horn) rams, goats, and a bull in 1930 by moving the un-anchored horn buds of the animal and trimming them so that they fit together. Dove reported that his unicorn bull became the leader of its herd and was very rarely challenged by others. blogs.scientificamerican.…
Charging Bull, the famous statue on Wall Street, was installed secretly and illegally outside the New York Stock Exchange in 1989 following the 1987 stock market crash. The sculpture was seized and impounded by NYPD, but re-installed two blocks south of the Exchange after a public outcry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Dog chew toys called bully sticks marketed as "single-ingredient pizzle" are dried bull penis, and pizzle has been known since at least the 1500's as a type of flogging whip en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piz…
Sobhuza II, King of Swaziland (now Eswatini) for over 82 years (the longest verifiable reign of any monarch in history), married 70 wives and had 210 children over a 50-year period, and had more than 1000 grandchildren at the time of his death. He was known by the honorific "Bull of Swazi" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sob…
Elsie the cow of Borden Dairy and Elmer the Bull of Elmer's Glue are married. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Els…
Since record keeping began in 1915 fifteen people have been killed during the annual Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain. runningofthebulls.com/faq…
Bulls don’t actually hate the colour red. In Bull fights, they don’t charge at the cape because of its colour, but because of the motion it makes when the matador waves it. The cape is just red to mask the bloodstains from the fight. businessinsider.com/why-b…
In 2014, to protest Black Friday, Cards against Humanity only sold boxes labeled "Bullshit" to Black Friday shoppers for 6 dollars each. The boxes contained actual bull feces and some dug through it looking for a new card but found nothing but feces. The profits were donated to charity. independent.co.uk/news/we…
Today I learned of the Bonnacon, a mythological bull that would shoot caustic feces at hunters en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bon…
After WWII, Col. S. L. A. Marshal published a report that found only 15-20% of soldiers in combat fired to kill during the war, even if their lives were threatened. This prompted the US Army to switch from bulls-eye targets to sillouette targets to desensitize soldiers to killing killology.com/aggression-…
Taurine which is a key ingredient in Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, and other energy drinks, is an amino acid that humans and dogs can produce within their own bodies from other amino acid, but Cats cannot synthesize. Cats must get it from their diet, and it is required to remain healthy. vcahospitals.com/know-you…
Since female dairy cows are much more valuable than bulls we use machines to sort bull semen into male vs female semen. These machines work based on the fact that XX semen have more DNA than XY, and thus greater mass, and can be automatically discriminated when colored with florescence. agweb.com/article/how-it-…
Today I learned of David Douglas: A Scottish botanist/explorer who became the first mountaineer in America. When climbing Mauna Kea in Hawaii he fell (or was pushed) into a pit trap with spikes. A bull then fell on top of him, crushing him to death. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav…
In 1885 Chief Sitting Bull spent four months playing himself in reconstructions of Custer’s Last Stand for Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. Historians are divided as to whether he cursed the audiences in the Lakota language during his performance. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sit…
Matt Groening is an acquaintance of a senior researcher in NASA's Micro-11 experiment, and designed a commemorative patch for the mission. It features Homer, riding an angry bull sperm through space. science.howstuffworks.com…
Today I learned of the Scrub Bulls of Australia, wild descendants of 20 cattle released from an abandoned military post in 1849. In the 1960's researchers realized there was a population of some 1,500 feral cattle. Today they are often hunted for sport. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban…
On July 21, 1861, the first major battle of the American Civil War, known in the North as the First Battle of Bull Run and in the South as the Battle of First Manassas, also earned the nickname the β€œPicnic Battle” because spectators showed up with sandwiches and opera glasses to watch the battle history.com/news/worst-pi…
The near-extinction of the American bison was a deliberate plan by the US Army to starve Native Americans into submission. One colonel told a hunter who felt guilty shooting 30 bulls in one trip, "Kill every buffalo you can! Every buffalo dead is an Indian gone.” theatlantic.com/national/…
The 1966 Lamborghini Miura was the first to feature the company’s famous β€œfighting bull” logo. It also went against Lamborghini’s wishes, as he believed cars should be made for relaxation and touring instead of speed like Ferrari’s machines. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lam…
Mutton busting is an event held at rodeos similar to bull riding or bronc riding, in which children ride or race sheep. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mut…
The Bull Arab originates from Australia and is commonly called the Australian Pig Dog since they were originally developed to hunt and hold pigs pinned to the ground by the ear. Currently, its breed status is not recognized as a breed by any major kennel club. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bul…
In 2014, the makers of Red Bull were sued by a man who found their slogan β€œRed Bull gives you wings” dishonest, as the drink has less caffeine than a regular cup of coffee, meaning it provided less of an energy boost. They had to reimburse American consumers who bought Red Bull from 2002-2014. bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articl…
The female twin of a bull almost always becomes an infertile intersex cow called a Freemartin en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat…
Ferruccio Lamborghini, founder of Lamborghini cars, was fascinated with Spanish culture. Nearly every car is named after a Spanish word, majority of them deriving from the name of famous bulls that killed a matador in a bull fight. This is also why their logo is a charging bull. lamborghinipalmbeach.com/…
Of Wilmer McLean. After the battle of bull run happened on his farm in Manassas, he moved his family to Appomattox courthouse. 3 years later, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant there. He purportedly said ""The war began in my front yard and ended in my front parlor." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
Sylvester Stallone's main inspiration for Rocky was his dog, Butkus the Bull Mastiff esquire.com/uk/culture/fi…

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