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Real-life Russian ‘Mowgli’ Girl Cared for by Dogs

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 22, 2009

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PD*27210542A Russian toddler has been cared for by dogs after being left to fend for herself by her mother.

Madina, now aged three, was reportedy raised by animals like Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli character after her alcoholic mother Anna was incapable of caring for her.

Now taken into care by authorities in Ufa, in central Russia, she is recovering from her unusual upbringing. She was discovered by social workers at her mother’s home on all fours and gnawing on bones with dogs.

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