SYMHC Classics: Beast of Gevaudan


A mid-17th-century engraving depicting the Beast of Gevaudan. Public domain

This 2014 episode covers attacks on women and children of Gevaudan in the 1760s, which sparked a huge push to hunt and kill the mystery beast behind them. While efforts to track the animal struggled, France was gripped in terror.

Here is the original 2014 episode: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/beast-of-gevaudan.htm

And here are the show notes from 2014: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-the-beast-of-gevaudan.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics