Why did the Field Museum’s Tsavo lions eat people? Possibly because we’re soft.

No one knows exactly how many people the two lions consumed between March and December 1898, when a British soldier shot and killed the deadly pair near Kenya’s Tsavo River. The Ugandan Railway Company reported 28 dead workers. Lt. Col. John Henry Patterson, the Irish-born adventurer who shot the lions, wrote that the lions ate 135 people. Bővebben »