Baby Bathed In Sheep Blood

From a market in Peru, where locals believe sheep’s blood has medicinal properties. WARNING: Some may find these images disturbing.

Janine Costa / Reuters

Farmer Ana Avila bathes her sick baby in sheep’s blood at a slaughterhouse in the livestock market of Chupaca, near Huancayo City in Peru’s central Andes, August 18, 2012. Chupaca’s local residents believe that sheep’s blood has curative powers.

Janine Costa / Reuters
Janine Costa / Reuters
Janine Costa / Reuters

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