Traditional Brew Believed To Be Laced With Crocodile’s Bile Kills 69 in Mozambique
In some African traditions, whenever people kills a crocodile, they immediately bury the reptile’s bile to ensure it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands and used as a poison. The crocodile’s bile contains greenish-brown liquid produced by the reptile’s liver and stored inside its gallbladder.
Report on the investigation of the death of 69 people in Chitima district, Mozambique, indicates possible contamination of a local brew, Pombe, with the crocodile’s bile. 69 deceased people are believed to have taken …read more