Photo project about Mowgli children based on the incredible and true stories
• The photo project about children Mowgli based on the incredible true stories and
About two years ago a photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten (Julia Fullerton-Batten) read the book "The girl with no name", which refers to the Marina Chapman, which is 5 years of age had stolen from the house, and then she was all alone in the jungles of Colombia.
Gripping story inspired the photographer for further investigation. She dug up the incredible stories of children who find themselves in nature without language, culture, and human contact.
Ivan Mishukov, Russia, 1998
Ivan was exposed to violence in the family and ran away from home when he was only 4 years old. He was begging on the streets and made friends with a pack of wild dogs, with whom he shared a meal. Over time, it became virtually the leader of the pack. This went on for two years. Then he was caught and placed in an orphanage. Begging, Ivan maintained their language skills. This helped him to recover in a short time. He now lives a normal life.
Ginny, USA, 1970
Ginny's father decided that she is "mentally ill", when she was still very young. He tied her to the toilet seat in a small room and held in isolation for more than 10 years. She even slept sitting. She was 13 years old when in 1970 her mother appealed to the care service, and a social worker noticed the girl's condition. She was still not accustomed to the toilet, she could not speak, constantly spitting and scratching himself. The Gini has remained a subject of research for many years. Financing its treatment ceased in 1974 and was not aware of anything until the Gini private detective did not find her in a private institution for mentally retarded adults.
Boy leopard, India 1912
In 1912, the year-old boy took to his female leopard. Three years later, a hunter killed leopardihu and found two cubs and a 5-year-old boy. His family returned to their home in a small Indian village.
At first he just sat on his haunches and quickly ran on all fours, not talk, could moan and growl. Knees boy were covered with hard calluses, and her fingers were bent almost at right angles to the palm. He bites and did not let anyone in his hands, caught in the village chicken and then ate it.
Later, he learned to speak and walk upright.
Madina, Russia 2013
Madina lived with dogs from birth to three years. She ate, played and slept with them in the winter cold. When social workers found the girl in 2013, she was naked, walked on all fours and growling like a dog. Doctors concluded that Madina mental and physical health, despite her ordeal.
Chances are that this girl will be able to live a normal life.
Kamala and Amala, India 1920
Eight-Kamal and Amal polutoragodovalaya found in 1920 in the wolf den. This is one of the most famous cases of children running wild. They found Joseph Singh, who hid in a tree above the cave, where they lived. After the capture of the girls slept together, curled up, growling, ran on all fours, tearing clothes, ate nothing but raw meat and howled. Amala died the following year. Kamala learned to walk upright and to speak a few words, but she died in 1929 of kidney failure at the age of 17 years.
John Ssebanya (boy monkey), Uganda, 1991
John ran away from home in 1988, when he was 3 years old when he saw his father killed his mother. He went into the jungle, where he lived with monkeys before 1991. Then he was caught and placed in an orphanage. When John washed, it turned out that the boy's entire body is covered with hair. His diet consisted mainly of roots, nuts, sweet potatoes and cassava.
John learned human speech. He even showed a beautiful singing voice. Boy has toured the UK with the children's choir "Pearl of Africa".
Marie Angelique Memmi Le Blanc (wild girl from Champagne), France 1731
Despite the remoteness, history Memmi surprisingly well documented. For 10 years, she lived alone in the forests of France, eating birds, frogs, fish, leaves, branches and roots. Armed with clubs, fought with wild animals, especially wolves. She grabbed at the age of 19 years. In overgrown hair girl has dark skin, claws, she could not speak, communicated squeal and squeak.
In Memmi were wealthy patrons, she learned to read, write and speak fluently in French. In 1747, for some time it became a nun. In 1755, Madame Eke (Hecquet) published her biography. Balance Memmi life lived in prosperity, died in Paris in 1775 at the age of 63 years.
Marina Chapman, Colombia, 1959
Five-year Marina was kidnapped in 1954 from a remote village in South America and left in the jungle. For five years she lived with Capuchin monkeys, until it was discovered by hunters. Girl eating berries, roots, and bananas; asleep in tree holes and moved on all fours, as monkeys.
Rights (boy-bird), Russia, 2008
Right, 7-year-old boy was found in a small two-room apartment. He lived with his 31-year-old mother, but was kept in a room filled with cells with decorative bird feed and droppings. She treated her son as with other pets. The boy did not suffer physically, did not remain without food and was not subjected to violence, but she never talked with him. He communicated only with birds. Therefore, he could not speak, just twittered. When it is something I do not understand, then he waved his arms like a bird wings. The boy's mother was deprived of parental rights, he was transferred to the center for psychological rehabilitation, where doctors are trying to help him.
Rochom P'nien, (man of the jungle), Cambodia 2007
Rochom When caught, she was a grown woman. In January 2007, she was caught stealing food from the villagers. Local police over the scar on his back acknowledged her as his 27-year-old daughter, who in 1988 at the age of eight went missing along with his 6-year-old sister while herding buffalo. It was assumed that they were lost in the jungle. Sister was never found.
Rochom could not speak. She was naked, dirty and scarred. Feeling hungry or thirsty, she pointed to her mouth. Women prefer to crawl on all fours, and do not walk upright. She was difficult to adapt to civilization.
Shamdeo, India 1972
Shamdeo found in 1972 in the Indian forest around the age of 4 years. Boy playing with cubs. He had very dark skin, sharp teeth, long twisted fingernails, matted hair and calluses on the palms, elbows and knees. He liked to hunt chickens, eat dirt, and drink blood. Shamdeo calculation was done with dogs. He could not completely abandon the raw meat, and learned not to talk, but mastered sign language. In 1978, it adopted the "Home for the poor and the dying" Mother Teresa in Lucknow, where the boy received a new name - Pascal. He died in February 1985.
Oxana Malaya, Ukraine 1991
Eight-Oksana found in a dog kennel in 1991. During the six years she lived with dogs. Her parents were alcoholics, and one night just forgot the girl in the street. In search of warmth, she climbed into the kennel and curled up with mongrels, which may have saved her life. When the girl found her behavior was like dog habits. She was running on all fours, the nozzle and sticks out his tongue, teeth bared and barked. Due to the lack of human communication she knew only two words: "yes" and "no." Intensive therapy helped Oksana master the basic social and verbal skills, but only at the level of 5-year-old child. Now her 30 years, she lives in Odessa clinic and works with farm animals while under supervision.
Sujit Kumar (boy chick), Fiji 1978
Because of dysfunctional behavior parents are locked up in a small Sudzhita henhouse. His mother committed suicide and his father was killed, and custody of the child moved to his grandfather, who left him locked in the house for the chickens. Sudzhitu was 8 years old when he was found in the middle of the road. He cackled and waving his arms like wings flapping. Boy pecked food, sitting on a chair like a bird on a branch and published a tongue fast clicking sounds. Sudzhita taken to a nursing home, but he behaved aggressively, because of which was tied to the bed sheets for over 20 years. Now it is more than 30 years, and it takes care of Elizabeth Clayton, who took him to his home.
Victor (wild boy of Aveyron), France 1797 This incident happened a long time ago, but remained remarkably detailed descriptions of stories. Victor grabbed the end of the 18th century in the forests of Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance in southern France, but somehow the child had escaped. January 8, 1800 he again caught. The boy was about 12 years old, the body was covered with scars, he could not speak. There was a lot of wishing to learn it. Rather, he spent seven years in the wild. Biology Professor Victor investigated resistance to cold, sending it to the naked snowy street. The low temperature had no effect on the body feral teenager. Someone tried to teach him human speech and the "normal" behavior, but to no avail. Eventually, he was taken to the Institute in Paris, where he died at the age of 40 years.