/ Updated  / Source: TODAY

UPDATE: Ordóñez has deleted both photos from his Instagram.

Spanish matador Francisco Rivera Ordóñez is attracting praise and sparking outrage after posting a photo of him bullfighting while holding his 5-month-old daughter Carmen.

Spanish matador Francisco Rivera Ordóñez bullfighting with his daughter, Carmen.Francisco Rivera Ordóñez Instagram

He responded on criticism with another Instagram post showing that his father showed off his bullfighting skills the same way.

According to TODAY anchors, child protective services is investigating.
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