Hyena Men Performance, Harar  

As darkness falls over the ancient walled city of Harar, local people and tourists make their way to the outskirts of the city to see a performance. To illuminate the night's events only the headlights of a car are used. Then a small group of curious spectators gathers a few feet from the hyena man of Harar. He then calls out to wild hyenas using his own "hyena dialect" and the wild animals draw closer from the place of their habitation -the forests surrounding the city.

Mouth to mouth feeding

Harar is situated in the Eastern Part of Ethiopia at about 71.5 Kilometers fromDiredawa and 511 Kilometers from Addis Ababa.The old medieval walled city of Harar - a city of mosques, minarets and markets, a centre of Muslim learning, a city which once struck its own local currency, and still has its own unique language - has long been regarded by the outside world as a city of mystery and romance. The principal road to the Old City leads past the main hotel - the Ras - the Military Academy, and various other buildings, including a small modern shopping centre selling all sorts of wares.

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