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9 children who were raised by animals

Aug. 11, 2010, 12:55 p.m.
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Amala and Kamala

These two girls, 8 years old and 18 months respectively when discovered, were found in a wolves' den in 1920 in Midnapore, India. Their story is wrapped in controversy. Because they were so far apart in age, experts did not think they were sisters. It's more likely that they were both taken by wolves on different occasions. Like many other feral children, they reportedly longed to return to the wild and were miserable in their lives trying to cope with the civilized world.