IAS Aroid Quasi Forum

About Aroid-L
 This is a continuously updated archive of the Aroid-L mailing list in a forum format - not an actual Forum. If you want to post, you will still need to register for the Aroid-L mailing list and send your postings by e-mail for moderation in the normal way.

  [Aroid-l] Cannibal among the Aroids
From: mossytrail at hctc.com (mossytrail) on 2007.09.03 at 00:38:24(16203)
> Hi Julius, I found him using Google Image, it's Albert
> Eckhout, if I'm looking at the correct photo- it is VERY
> disturbing. I didn't see any Aroids... but the thing at
> her heels looks like the "Chupacabra" they found in Mexico
This image may have been cutoff. I seem to recall in the
original message about it, he said one of her hands was
pointing to the aroid. If you look carefully, you can see
the tips of some large leaves at the far left, and I suspect
in the original image, more of them showed. Can anyone find
a more complete image, one that shows the whole leaves?

As to her carrying dismembered bodies, I believe the artist
was implying that her tribe were cannibals. The word
cannibal, as we all know, was derived from Carib (think
Pirates of the Caribbean, part 2), and surely the Caribs
proper were not the only tribe in the region to have the

Note: this is a very old post, so no reply function is available.