1998 > Self-taught naturalist Patrice Faye hears of a massive crocodile rumored to have killed hundreds of Burundians and decides to hunt it.
1999 > Faye spots a huge croc in Rusizi National Park, identifies it as his quarry, and names it Gustave. He vows to capture it alive.
2004 > After an especially bloody spring, Adventure writer Michael McRae looks for Gustave with Faye, but the croc eludes them.
2006 > Despite one attack attributed by witnesses to Gustave, there have been no verified sightings in almost two years.
2007 > A giant croc with telltale scars kills a fisherman in Ruziba. Months later Faye positively IDs Gustave in the park.