Children who are raised animals
You and I - one blood
Who among us is not familiar with the touching story of Rudyard Kipling's "frog" Mowgli - a boy who grew up in the jungle? Even if you have not read the "Jungle Book", you probably watched cartoons on its grounds. Alas, the real stories of children raised by animals, not so romantic and fabulous as the works of the English writer and do not always end with happy endings. Your attention - a modern human cubs, who did not have any friends among the wise Kaa, Baloo neither good-natured nor brave Akela, but their adventure will not leave you indifferent, because the prose of life is much more interesting and much worse creativity even writers of genius.
A boy from Uganda, an adopted monkeys
In 1988, 4-year-old John Ssebunya fled into the jungle after being witness to a terrible scene - in the course of the next quarrel between his parents father killed the mother of the baby. As time went on, but John did not come out of the forest and the villagers began to think that the boy was killed.
In 1991, one of there the peasants, having gone into the jungle to collect firewood, suddenly saw a pack of vervet monkeys, dwarf green monkeys, a strange creature, which is not easily found out a little boy. According to her, the boys behavior differed little from monkeys - he deftly moved on all fours, and easily communicate with their "company." Woman reported what they saw to the villagers and they tried to catch the boy. As often happens with animals reared children, John strongly opposed, without giving to pull myself together, but farmers still managed to fight off his monkeys. When the pupil of vervet monkeys washed and put in order, one of the villagers recognized him as a fugitive, missing person in 1988. Later, having learned to speak, John said that the Monkey taught him everything necessary for life in the jungle - climbing trees, finding food, in addition, he has mastered their "language". Fortunately, after the return to the people, John easily adapt to life in their society, he showed good vocal and now matured Ugandan Mowgli tour with the children's choir "Pearl of Africa".
Chita girl that grew among dogs
Five years ago, the story appeared on the front pages of Russian and foreign newspapers - Chita found a 5-year-old girl Natasha, who moved like a dog, Lacan water from the bowl and instead articulate speech uttered only barking, which is not surprising, because, as it turned out, girl almost a lifetime spent in a locked room in the company of cats and dogs. The parents of the child did not live together and outlines the different versions of what happened - the mother (and I want to conclude this word in quotation marks), 25-year-old Yana Mikhailova claimed that the girl stole her father for a long time, then it does not take her upbringing. The father, 27-year-old Victor Lozhkyn, in turn, said that the mother did not pay enough attention to Natasha and before he took the baby to her mother in law upon request. Later found that the family was anything but safe in the apartment, where in addition to the girl lived her father, grandparents, observed terrible unsanitary conditions, there was no water, heat and gas.
When she found the girl behaved like a real dog - rushed on people and barking. Taking Natasha parents, employees of the guardianship authorities placed her in a rehabilitation center, the girl was able to adapt to life in human society, her "loving" father and mother were arrested.
Volgograd prisoner birdcage
The history of Volgograd boys in the year 2008 shook the Russian public. His own mother kept him locked up in a 2-room apartment inhabited by a variety of birds. For reasons unknown, mother of the child was not engaged in education, giving him food, but not communicating with him completely. As a result, a boy of seven years all the time spent with the birds when he was found by law enforcement officials, in response to their questions, he only "twittered" and waved "wings". The room where he lived, was filled with a bird cage and just full of dung. As reported by witnesses, the boy's mother is clearly suffering from a mental disorder - she lure outdoor birds, I took the bird home and for days on end lying on the bed, listening to their tweets. Her son, she was not paying attention, apparently considering it one of the pets. When a "bird-boy" became known to the relevant authorities, he was sent to the center of psychological rehabilitation, and 31-year-old mother was deprived of parental rights.
The little Argentinian is saved stray cats
In 2008, the police of the Argentine province of Misiones discovered a homeless baby one year old, who was in the company of wild cats. Apparently, the boy was in a cat society, at least a few days - the animals, as they could take care of him, licked his skin with stubborn dirt, wear him food and warmed frosty winter nights. A little later, I managed to reach the boy's father, who led a roguish life - he told the police that a few days ago lost his son when engaged in collecting waste paper. Dad told officers that feral cats have always defended his son.
The year 2007, the Kaluga Region, Russia. Residents of a village in the nearby forest noticed a boy who looked to be about 10 years. The child was in a pack of wolves, who apparently considered him "their" - with them he procured food, running on bent legs. Later, law enforcement officers raided on the "Kaluga Mowgli" and found him in the wolf den, and then sent to a Moscow clinic. Physicians surprise there was no limit - after examining the boy, they concluded that even though he looked like a 10-year-old, in fact it should have been about 20 years. From life in the wolf pack nails on feet Man became almost claws, teeth looked like fangs, his behavior is replicated in all the habits of wolves.
The young man could not speak, could not understand in Russian and did not respond to this by catching him Lesch name, reacting only when it was called "kitty, kitty, kitty." Unfortunately, experts are not able to return the boy to a normal life - just a day after he was placed in the clinic, "Lesch" escaped. His fate is unknown.
The pupil of the Rostov goats
In 2012, the employees of the guardianship authorities of the Rostov region, when they come from a test in one of the families, they saw a terrible picture - 40-year-old Marina T. was holding his 2-year-old son Sasha in a pen for goats, almost not caring about him, at the same time, when the child found the mother was not at home. The boy all the time spent with animals, playing and sleeping with them, as a result, to two years, he could not learn to speak and eat normally. Should I mention that the sanitary conditions in the room two to three meters, which he shared with horned "friends" are not simply left much to be desired - they were terrifying. Sasha was emaciated from malnutrition, when doctors examined, it was found that it weighed about a third less than healthy children of his age.
The boy was sent to rehab, and then to an orphanage. The first time he tried to return to human society, Sasha was very afraid of adults and refused to sleep in the bed, trying to get under it. On Marina T. was a criminal case under article "Improper performance of parental responsibilities", the court sent a claim for the deprivation of her parental rights.
stepson watchdog Siberian dog
In one of the provincial districts of the Altai Territory in the year 2004 it was discovered a 7-year-old boy, who has grown up dog. Venter threw little Andrew, three months after his birth, entrusting the care of the father-son an alcoholic. Shortly thereafter, the parent also left the house where they lived, apparently, not even thinking of the child. Father and mother for the boy became a watchdog that fed Andrew and in their raised. When he found the social worker, the boy could not speak, he moved only a dog and wary of people. He bites and carefully sniffed the food that was offered to him. For a long time, the child could not be weaned from the habits of the dog - in the children's home, he continued to behave aggressively, rushing to their peers. Gradually, however, the experts managed to teach him social skills gestures, Andrew learned to walk like a human and using cutlery while eating. The pupil of a guard dog is also used to sleeping in a bed and playing with a ball, attacks of aggression had occurred less and gradually disappeared.