A person develops under the conditions in which he/she grows. Scientists say that if a child under 5 years is surrounded by animals rather than people - he takes over their habits and gradually loses a human face. "Mowgli syndrome" - the so-called cases of the formation of children in the wild. After returning to people, for many of them, the socialization has become impossible. kulturologia.ru talked about the fate of the most famous children Mowgli.
The first known case of child formation among animals is considered to be the story of Romulus and Remus. According to legend, a she-wolf suckled them, and then they were found and raised by a shepherd. Romulus was the founder of Rome, and the wolf became the emblem of the Italian capital. However, the story of Mowgli children rarely had a happy ending.