Burundi: French Man Mistaken for a Cannibal

Bien Au Bout… shares the strange story of children who fled their schools en masse fearing they might be eaten [Fr] by a white man seen wandering in the forests outside their villages. Local rumor had it that Patrice Faye, a French naturalist and collector of endangered snakes with 30 years’ experience in Burundi, was a cannibal.

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