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Teaching This man was literally raised by wolves

This man was literally raised by wolves

It's not just Mowgli — the trope of the human child raised by wild animals is as old as literature itself. Even one of the two main characters in "The Epic of Gilgamesh," one of the earliest surviving works of literature, grew up among wild cattle and gazelles. But why is that striking image so prevalent in our fiction? Maybe because it's not so fictional after all. Just ask Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja and his canine adoptive parents.

Reuben Westmaas


What is better: society or the wilderness?
RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events


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