PAMPLONA, Spain, July 14 (UPI) -- The man who attempted to take a selfie during the highly dangerous running of the bulls in Pamplona is being pursued by police.
Spanish authorities are trying to find a man who, during the fifth bull run Friday, slowed down to take a selfie with the bulls who each weigh about half a ton. The use of any type of recording device during the run is not only dangerous, but also against safety regulations. If he is found, he could face a fine up to 3,000 euros ($4,100).
As a video and pictures of the man's ill-advised actions spread throughout the Internet, social media users didn't hold back their criticisms. People slammed the man for endangering other participants by using the hashtag #eltontolmovil, meaning idiot with the mobile. El Mundo's Jose Luis Vadillo called the photo "one of the best examples of human stupidity I've ever seen."
A total of 42 people have been taken to the hospital with injuries from the runs, including eight men who were gored.