Feral children
A feral child (also called wild child) is a human child who has lived isolated from human contact from a very young age, and has little or no experience of human care, behavior, or, crucially, of huma...
Feral: The children raised by wolves
Julia Fullerton-Batten has created a series of disturbing photographs that tell the stories of children raised in the wild. She tells Fiona Macdonald about her haunting images.
List of fictional feral children
Feral children, children who have lived from a young age without human contact, appear in mythological and fictional works, usually as human characters who have been raised by animals. Often their dua...
Cambodian jungle girl
The so-called Cambodian jungle girl is a Cambodian woman who emerged from the jungle in Ratanakiri province, Cambodia on January 13, 2007. A family in a nearby village claimed that the woman was thei...
Marie-Angélique Memmie Le Blanc
Marie-Angélique Memmie Le Blanc (born 1712 Wisconsin, french Louisiana; died 1775 Paris, France) was a famous feral child of the 18th century in France who was known as The Wild Girl of Champagne, The...
Feral Kid
Mad Max 2 (also known as The Road Warrior and Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior) is a 1981 Australian post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller. The film is the second installment in the Mad M...
Feral child
A feral child (also called wild child) is a human child who has lived isolated from human contact from a very young age, and has little or no experience of human care, behavior, or, crucially, of huma...
Language deprivation
Language deprivation is associated with the lack of linguistic stimuli that are necessary for the language acquisition processes in an individual, usually in a very impoverished environment. Experime...
Genie (feral child)
Genie (born 1957) is the pseudonym of a feral child who was the victim of extraordinarily severe abuse, neglect and social isolation. Her circumstances are prominently recorded in the annals of abnorm...
Linguistic development of Genie
When the circumstances of Genie, the primary victim in one of the most severe cases of abuse, neglect and social isolation on record in medical literature, came to light in early November 1970, she wa...
Oxana Malaya
Oxana Oleksandrivna Malaya (Ukrainian: Оксана Олександрівна Малая, born November 4, 1983, in Kherson Oblast, Ukraine, (then Soviet Union)) is a Ukrainian girl internationally known for her dog-imi...
Atalanta
Atalanta (/ˌætəˈlæntə/; Greek: Ἀταλάντη Atalantē) is a character in Greek mythology, a virgin huntress, unwilling to marry, and loved by the hero Meleager.
Atalanta was the daughter of Iasus (or M...
Amala and Kamala
Amala (Bengali: অমলা; died 21 September 1921) and Kamala (Bengali: কমলা; died 14 November 1929) were two "feral girls" from Bengal, India, who were alleged to have been raised by a wolf family...
Peter the Wild Boy
Peter the Wild Boy (born c. 1713; died 22 February 1785) was a mentally handicapped boy from Hanover in northern Germany who was found in 1725 living wild in the woods near Hamelin (Electorate of Brun...
Bomba, the Jungle Boy
Bomba the Jungle Boy is a series of American boy's adventure books produced by the Stratemeyer Syndicate under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood and published by Cupples & Leon in the first half of the ...
Kaspar Hauser
Kaspar Hauser (30 April 1812 (?) – 17 December 1833) was a German youth who claimed to have grown up in the total isolation of a darkened cell. Hauser's claims, and his subsequent death by stabbing, s...
Blanka
Blanka (Japanese: ブランカ, Hepburn: Buranka) is a fictional character in Capcom's Street Fighter fighting game series. He first appeared in the 1991 video game Street Fighter II as one of...
Victor of Aveyron
Victor of Aveyron (c. 1788 – 1828) was a French feral child who was found in 1800 after apparently spending the majority of his childhood alone in the woods. Upon his discovery, his case was taken up ...
Kamen Rider Amazon (character)
Kamen Rider Amazon (仮面ライダーアマゾン, Kamen Raidā Amazon) is the primary protagonist and eponymous character of the late 1974 Kamen Rider Series Kamen Rider Amazon. He is the sixth Rider.
"Amazo...
Mowgli
Mowgli /ˈmaʊɡli/ is a fictional character and the protagonist of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book stories. He is a feral child from Pench area in Central India who originally appeared in Rudyard Kipl...
Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja
Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja (born in Añora on 7 June 1946) is a noted feral child. He was reportedly sold to a hermitic goatherder at seven and after the goatherder's death, he lived alone with the wolve...
Jungle girl (stock character)
A jungle girl (so-called, usually an adult woman) is an archetype or stock character, often used in popular fiction, of a female adventurer, superhero or even a damsel in distress living in a jungle o...