residents in Zimbabwe’s Gokwe region after they were left perplexed when
a woman gave birth to a frog-like creature after suddenly going into
labour while at home.
with her husband Nomore, 39, kept the creature in their bedroom for
several days before a local leader was tipped to intervene in the
matter, The Herald reports.
The expectant mother was said to have
been due at the end of the month. She left doctors at the Gokwe
District Hospital shocked when she informed them that she had given
birth to a frog.
“She was our patient who would come for routine reviews together with other pregnant women.”
were shocked when she visited the hospital in the company of her
husband and some neighbors saying she had delivered a frog,” a source at
the hospital was quoted as saying.
The husband, Nomore said they
held on to their “child” because they were still confused and did not
know what to do with it. “We were all confused following this hellish
experience and until today, I don’t have the peace of mind.”
the villagers discovered that the couple still held on to the dead
malformed child, they tipped the local traditional leadership who then
ordered the ‘frog’, which had shrunk in size, be burned before a stunned
“It’s a hellish experience which will haunt me all my life,” Precious said.