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The Brain Scoop: The Man-Eating Lions of Tsavo

10 minutes

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In 1898, two African lions began attacking railway workers in Tsavo, Kenya. First reports estimated that 135 people fell victim to these "man-eaters," but further research published in 2009 lessened that number to 35 individuals. Over the years, different theories as to what motivated these attacks have varied, and recently host Emily Graslie got to talk with two experts who are working towards finding an answer. Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.

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