5 Cases Of Feral Children Raised By Animals
We all know the story of the feral child Mowgli from Jungle book and imagined if it was real or not. But reality is strange than fiction below are the stories of real life feral children.
5. Marina Chapman – Raised by Capuchin monkey
Marina Chapman was born in Colombia in 1950. She was released into the jungle when she was four years old for some unknown reasons. Marina can’t remember the name of her village as she was too young to remember that. She later lived in the jungle for several years with Capuchin monkeys. Some hunters later rescued her. Marina was not able to speak human language. A family later adopted her and she got married and lives a normal life.
4. Oxana Oleksandrivna Malaya- Raised by dogs
Oxana was born in Ukraine in USSR in 1983. She was a victim of the negligence of her parents. Oxana lived with dogs on the streets. Authorities later discovered her when she was seven and a half years old. She walked on four limbs and behaved like a dog. However, after rehabilitation, she was able to live normally but she still have some intellectual problems.
3. Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja -Raised by wolves
Marcos was born in 1946 in Anora, Spain. He lived with a goat herder but after his death he lived with the wolves. After sometime when he was 17 he came back in contact with the human world. He had difficulty in adjusting with humans, but later he lived a normal life. He was also part of the movie named Entrelobos (English title Among Wolves).
2. Daniel, Andes Goat Boy – Raised by goats
Daniel is a boy who was discovered in the Andes in 1990. Little information is available about him as he was investigated by a team from Kansas university. But from the reports he lived in the wild with goats and survived by drinking goat milk and eating on roots and berries. Afterwards the feral boy was named Daniel by the Kansas university team and he didn’t knew any language he communicated with goats and walked on four limbs.
1. Vicente Caucau – Raised by Capuchin pumas
Vincente Caucau is the name of a feral child from Chile. In 1948 some people in Chile thought that chickens were being stolen by pumas. People were shocked to find out that a boy was stealing their chicken. People later caught him. He walked on all four limbs and was raised by pumas.
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