Gustave the Crocodile – a Legend and a Killer

On the continent of Africa, in the muddy current of the Ruzizi River to the blue water of Lake Tanganyika lies a man-eating monster. Burundi natives fear him for he has allegedly killed over 300 people. The monster is an enormous Nile crocodile, and his name is Gustave. The people of Burundi have spoke of … Continue reading Gustave the Crocodile – a Legend and a Killer

Deadliest Animal to Be Attacked By

If you are attacked, what animal has the greatest chance of taking your life? What animal (among others, of course) should you take extreme precautions around? The Nile crocodile. According to http://www.crocodile-attack.info, a worldwide database of crocodilian attacks, 5,176 attacks have been documented since 1734. Of those, the Nile crocodile is responsible for 1,323. Of … Continue reading Deadliest Animal to Be Attacked By

A True Man-Eater. What Kind of Animal Has Killed the Most Humans, Singlehandedly?

Often, I used to ask myself this question. There are many animals I thought it could be. But, without doing a little research, I could never be certain. I was not surprised by the answer, but had not considered this animal: The Bengal Tiger. During the late 1800s and early 1900s, the Champawat Tiger was … Continue reading A True Man-Eater. What Kind of Animal Has Killed the Most Humans, Singlehandedly?