In this article I will be sharing with you 10 people raised by animals. Have you ever heard about children raised by animals before? It turns out that there are cases whereby some children were abandoned by their parents or got lost and were isolated from human society at some point in their lives and grew up in the wild as animals took care of them. And it seems that, by these accounts, animals have a big heart and can sometimes raise children even better than some humans. So here are 10 people raised by animals.
1. Marina Chapman
Marina Chapman was kidnapped for ransom but was later left alone in a jungle in Colombia. Fortunately she was rescued by monkeys who adopted her to their family. The animals taught her how to hunt for food, and she was able to survive with them. After five years she was rescued by humans who sold her to some inappropriate place but was able to escaped, and now she is married and living a happy life.
2. Marcos Rodríguez
His father sold him to a goat farmer in a mountain at the age of seven, but the farmer died, and he was left all alone on the mountain. While alone on the mountain, his only companions became goat, wolves, snake and other animals. He lived like that for 12 years until he was finally rescued. At first, he found it hard to live like an ordinary person as he couldn’t eat and speak, but later learned the human language and began to tell his incredible story.
3. Ng Chhaidy
She got lost in the jungle at the age of 4 years and was found and rescued when she was all grown up at the age of 38 years in 2012. During her time in the jungle people heard about rumors that there was someone living in the jungle but was dismissed as a gossip until she was found and brought back to society. She now lives with her family.
4. Sidi Mohamed
Also known as the ostrich-boy, Sidi Mohammed told his incredible story in 1945. Ostrich took care of little Sidi when he wandered off from his family at the age of six. They took care of him and even taught him how to run fast like them. The ostrich returned him to his parents when he was 12 years and now his is married with his own children.
5. Andrei Tolstyk
Andrei Tolstyk was born with hearing and speaking problem and his parents left him in a remote of Siberia. He was taking in by a guard dog who teaches him how to survive like a guard dog. He was later rescued but took him two weeks before he was able to walk on two legs.
He was rescued in 2007 by Russian authorities. He was living with wolves, and he looked to be about 10 years, he did not speak any language and showed a wolf like behaviour. Furthermore, he later escaped from the authorities and was never seen again.
7. Baby Hos
She was a seven-year-old girl who was named Baby Hospital by a missionary who found her in Sierra Leone. She had been brought up by apes or monkeys. Furthermore, she was never really able to integrate into society and continued to act like a mon
8. Saturday Mthiyane
He was five years and was later found after he had spent about a year in the company of monkeys in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, in 1987. At the age of 17, even after many years of his rescue he still behaves like a monkey.
Ramachandra was born in India around 1960 and passed away in 1973. He was living amphibian-like lifestyle, eating raw food and not joining human society until he was rescued and later ran away and met his tragedy.
10. Ivan Mishukov
Born in 1992, Ivan Mishukov ran away from an abusive home and joined a group of dog pack. He lived with the dogs for a long time until he was rescued by the police.