This weekend an American college student answered the eternal question—"I wonder if it's worth it to pay money to get close enough to a bull that he could gore my sphincter?"—with a firm no.

Benjamin Miller, a 20-year-old Georgia resident, was celebrating at the Carnaval del Toro in Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain when he reportedly set out running alongside what turned out to be quite the aggressive bull. A photographer on scene documented the goring, which left Miller with serious injuries to his thighs, sphincter and back muscles.

"It's not the worst injury I've seen, but it's the biggest goring wound I've ever had to operate on," surgeon Enrique Crespo told reporters after performing a three-hour operation on Miller, who is now reportedly in intensive care.

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