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9 children who were raised by animals

By: Bryan Nelson on Aug. 11, 2010, 12:55 p.m.
Victor of Aveyron

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Victor of Aveyron

Perhaps the most famous feral child of them all, Victor's story was made widely known in the film “L'Enfant Sauvage.” Although his origins are a mystery, it is generally believed that Victor lived his entire childhood naked and alone in the woods before being spotted in 1797. After a few more sightings, he eventually emerged on his own near Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance, France, in 1800. Victor became the subject for many philosophers and scientists who were curious about the origins of language and human behavior, though little progress was made in his development due to his cognitive impairments.