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:

And here are the show notes from 2014:

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics