Bull tattoos are popular around the world for various different reasons, these include religion, sports and star-signs. Many different cultures and modern religions view the Bull as sacred. In ancient Egypt the bull-deity Apis was an integral part of religious ceremonies, while in Hindu traditions the powerful god Shiva is often depicted as riding a bull.
In Spain, where bullfighting still takes place, the bull is the national animal and has become a hugely popular image across the country. Other reasons for their popularity include the star sign Taurus and of course sports teams such as the Chicago Bulls. Here are 15 of our favorite bull tattoos!