Photos: African City Where Children Play with Harmless Crocodiles


Henry Iheanacho  July 18, 2020.

Crocodiles are sacred and reportedly harmless in the city of Bazoul, Burkina Faso to the extent that indigenes including children, troop out to play with them.

According to reports, the Crocodiles are treated like humans and sacred members of the community such that they are buried when they die. In a festival which holds annually, villagers take to lakes and streams to make pleas by praying that the animals grant their wishes.

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The yearly event known as Koom Lakre Festival sees hundreds of interested villagers participating, sometimes even foreigners and tourist become actively involved. See more photos:


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