The fate of children who grew up among animals

• Destiny kids who grew up among animals

The man with the child is influenced by the environment in which growing. And if up to five years, the child is surrounded by animals rather than people, it takes over their habits and gradually loses its human face. "Mowgli syndrome" - a name given to cases of formation of children in the wild. After returning to the people for many of them socialization has become impossible. As the fate of the most famous Mowgli children - later in the review.

The fate of children who grew up among animals The fate of children who grew up among animals

Indian girl Mowgli Kamala

The fate of children who grew up among animals

Monument Romulus, Remus and the she-wolf who suckled them

The first known case of child rearing animals, according to legend, was the story of Romulus and Remus. According to the myth, in their childhood reared wolf and later I found and brought up a shepherd. Romulus was the founder of Rome, and the wolf - the emblem of the Italian capital. However, in real life stories about Mowgli children rarely happen like a happy-endings.

The fate of children who grew up among animals

A shot from the cartoon "Mowgli", 1973

History, born Rudyard Kipling's imagination, in fact, completely improbable: children, lost before it learned to walk and talk, in adult life will not be able to master these skills. The first reliable historical event education wolves child was registered in 1341 in Hesse, Germany. Hunters found a child who lived in a pack of wolves running around on all fours, leaping away, shrieking, snarling and biting. Half my life 8-year-old boy spent among the animals. He could not talk and eat only raw food. Shortly after returning to the people the boy died.

The fate of children who grew up among animals

A scene from the cartoon "Mowgli", 1973

The fate of children who grew up among animals

The savage of Aveyron in life and in the movies

The fate of children who grew up among animals

A still from the movie "The Wild Child", described in detail 1970Camym case is the story of the "wild boy of Aveyron." In 1797, French peasants caught in the woods child 12-15 years, who behaved like a small animal. He could not say the word he replaced growl. Several times he ran from the people in the mountains. After being caught again, he became the object of attention of scientists. Naturalist Pierre-Joseph Bonater wrote "Historical notes on the savage of Aveyron", which detailed the results of observations. The boy was insensitive to high and low temperatures, had a special sense of smell and hearing, he refused to wear clothes. Dr. Jean-Marc Itard for six years trying to socialize Victor (as called by the boy), but he never learned to speak. He died at the age of 40 years. The life story of Victor of Aveyron was the basis of the movie "The Wild Child".

The fate of children who grew up among animals

A still from the movie "The Wild Child", 1970

The fate of children who grew up among animals

A still from the movie "The Wild Child", 1970

The fate of children who grew up among animals

Dean Sanichar

Most children with the syndrome Mowgli found in India from 1843 to 1933 there recorded 15 such cases. Dean Sanichar lived in a den of wolves, he was found in 1867. The boy learned to walk on two legs, using utensils, clothes to wear, but he could not speak. Sanichar died at the age of 34.

The fate of children who grew up among animals

Indian Mowgli Amala and Kamala

In 1920, the Indian village, asked the missionaries to help them get rid of the horrible ghosts of the jungle. "Ghosts" were two girls and two to eight years old, who lived with wolves. They were placed in an orphanage and was named Kamala and Amal. They roared and howled, ate raw meat, moving on all fours. Amala lived for less than a year, Kamala died in 17 years, reaching this point, the level of development of four year old child.

The fate of children who grew up among animals

Indian Mowgli Amala and Kamala

In 1975, five children among the wolves found in Italy. He was named Rono and placed in the Institute of Child Psychiatry, where doctors worked on his socialization. But the boy died, eating human food.

The fate of children who grew up among animals

A still from the movie "The Wild Child", 1970

There were many such cases: children are among the dogs, monkeys, pandas, leopards and kangaroos (but more often - among wolves). Sometimes kids lose, sometimes the parents themselves get rid of them. Common symptoms for all the kids who grew up among animals syndrome Maguli been the inability to speak, move on all fours, fear of people, but at the same time waive the immunity and good health.

The fate of children who grew up among animals

Unfortunately, children who grow up among animals, are not as strong and beautiful as Mowgli, and if they are not developed in the period up to five years to properly later to catch up was virtually impossible. Even if the child is able to survive, he could not socialize.

The fate of children who grew up among animals

A still from the animated cartoon "Mowgli", 1973