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Gevaudan part II

In spite of the injuries the Beast suffered, it disappeared once again. Although Marie-Jeanne Valet’s lance proved that the Beast had been severely wounded, neither François Antoine nor his men were able to trace the mysterious animal.

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The Beast of Gévaudan Part I : a horrific mystery.

Summer 1764, we are in the Gévaudan ( nowadays, it is in the Lozère department ). A young farm girl looking after a herd of cows is suddenly attacked by a beast which looks like a wolf, but much bigger. Fortunately, the cows come forward and protect the girl. The Beast flees and the  farm girl is safe…