Many assumptions, little evidence of ancestral beliefs ingrained in the collective memory, and the animal becomes "scourge of God", a hyena, devil, wolf, big dog, animal hybrid, sadistic…
Here you will find texts, documents, opinions, thoughts on this mystery.
The rifle of Jean Chastel
Notes on the book of P.Cazotte
Assumptions about failed shots against the Beast
Excerpts from the French Archaeological Congress
The Beast of Gévaudan: a zoological mystery?
The Beast of Gévaudan Revue Gringroire
The Gevaudan's beast,
Antoine Chastel and the beast of Gévaudan
fiction or reality?
The Beast of Gévaudan, or the construction of a legend…
and the Beast of Gévaudan