Coronavirus takes a bite from cult of sacred crocodiles in Africa

//Coronavirus takes a bite from cult of sacred crocodiles in Africa

Coronavirus takes a bite from cult of sacred crocodiles in Africa

The small live chicken, offered as a lure to get the crocodile to come out of the lake, barely convinced the massive male reptile to the water’s edge. The croc, himself the lure for the sprinkling of visitors who had come 20 miles (32km) from the capital, Ouagadougou, to pose with the beings held sacred by locals, seemed uninterested in tourists and chicken alike.“We used to have large groups coming and students. That has slowed a lot in the last couple of years,” said Pierre Kaboré, president…

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