heise online: stephan münz wins the grotesque trial about the so-called "explorer" link in first instance.
"quickly wars with tribes living in the interior ensued and the germans countered with the creation of a poliztruppe in november 1891 to combat die natives. 370 dahomeans were purchased by a military explorer, capt. freiherr von gravenreuth, from their king who was planning to have them eaten at an upcoming feast." the colonial wars of imperial germany