A Meeting With The Asaro Mudmen

Asaro Mudmen

Inhabiting land near villages in Papua New Guinea, legend has it that these rather marshy men were driven out of town by opposing forces. These tribesmen, who fled to and hid in the murky Asaro River, later revealed their muddied selves to the enemy and convinced them that they were ghostly spirits. It worked.

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Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo, as well as a graduate researcher at The New School.
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