Albino buffalo are powerfull animals. They fight in a battle to dead. People of sulawesi organize the battle buffalo vs buffalo.
The Toraja are proud to test the worth of their buffaloes through these impressive confrontations.
The inhabitants of these villages meet when a member of the community dies: the family is feted with gifts, usually buffalo.
It’s the hour of sacrifice!
Through this tradition, the family of the deceased is committed to attend the future funerals of others community members.
Buffalo are sacrificed in this way because they are a symbol of wealth and power. Tradition says that the souls of the dead travel to the beyond in the company of these strong, courageous bovines.