Nigerian man who lives with wild hyena and snakes in his family goes viral, video wows many Nigeria news
- One family in northern Nigeria, Kano State, has become an internet sensation precisely as a result of the wild animals they live with.
- An explorer shared a video as he met a Hausa man who has a wild hyena and snakes that live with him and his immediate family
- The strange cultural practice of the family became a kind of sport in their community and helped them earn money
Abu Bakr is a Nigerian family man who lives with wild animals like snakes and a hyena.
The Kano resident went viral after an explorer identified as Joe Hattab shared a video of Abu dubbed the hyena man on Facebook.
The hyena was caught in the bush
In the video, Abu was seen effortlessly handling several snakes on the ground. The hyena man said the wild animal was captured in the bush. He has lived with him and his family ever since.
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They control it with a chain and have some kind of mouth guard that controls the animal’s teeth and prevents it from hurting someone.
People sit on the hyena to heal themselves
Abu makes a living from his snakes by showcasing it while people sit on the hyena to heal themselves.
Legit.ng concluded that the practice of sitting on the hyena for healing is a cultural belief dear to Abu’s family and appears to work for them and those who frequent them.
Internet users react
Yasir Ali wrote:
“Wow, totally new information to me about the Nigerian people. Love them and yes they have a unique culture.”
Taheer H Zizou said:
“The city of wonderful things, Kano, my city and my state! Thanks guyz for exploring our culture!”
Ahdil Pooloo said:
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“In Africa there is still the practice of ancient rites of animist tribes that even they have embraced religion like Islam or Christianity, still perform a mixture of ancient rituals and their new faith in religion, like voodoo in parts of Africa or in Latin America or the Caribbean islands. Really impressive performances. “
Goca Gordana Geczy is of the opinion:
“Poor monkeys and hyenas … these people are very strange because they think that sitting on the backs of hyenas is medicine, they could be crashing hyenas, it is not medicine that mistreats the animals, … poor animals … … and the great number of snakes, it is a place of horror … terrible. “
A man poses with lions to show how he conquered his fears
During this time, Legit.ng previously reported that a man struck a pose with a lion saying he was overcoming his fears.
The man named Sani captioned the photos with “Conquer Your Fears. Achievement Unlocked”.
While Legit.ng At the time of writing this report was unable to verify the images, a closer look at Sani’s profile shows that he is a voracious traveler who has visited 62 cities in 33 countries.
In the first frame, he “stood” a few yards behind a lion and her lioness as he held a staff that resembles the one used by shepherds.