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Beast Child, The girl who was raised by cats and dogs.
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http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2009/05/27/9588966-ap.html
Due to lack of interesting topics, I'm going to fill the general forums with current events instead.
This is a little bit old, but I didn't see it on the forums yet.
If it's a duplicate, feel free to delete.



MOSCOW - A five-year-old Russian girl has been placed in state custody after being found alone in an apartment filled with cats and dogs and imitating the animals' behaviour.

Police in the Transbaikal region of Siberia said Wednesday that the girl was kept shut up with the animals in a filthy apartment in the regional capital of Chita, where she lived with relatives, including her father and grandparents.

Larisa Popova, head of the children's affairs unit at the local police precinct, told state-run Rossiya television that the girl had developed feral characteristics.

"The child lived in unsanitary conditions. There was a horrible stench," Popova said. "There were many animals - both dogs and cats. In all probability, the girl lived with and was raised by these animals."

Police said the girl understands Russian but rarely speaks and they are gathering evidence to support neglect charges.

Nina Yemelyanova, head of the reception department at a children's home where the girl has been placed, said the child appears to mimic the behaviour of animals.

"Today, when I left the room, she jumped up to the door and started to bark," Yemelyanova told Rossiya television. "And she does not know how to behave at the table - when she eats, the tries to put the spoon aside and lap from the dish."

Regional police said water, heat and gas to the apartment had long since been shut off for non-payment.

The ITAR-Tass news agency cited the girl's mother as saying the child's father had taken her away without her permission when she was 2 1/2 years old. But the father claimed his mother-in-law had asked him to take the child because the mother was not taking proper care of her, the news agency quoted regional police spokesman Yegor Markov as saying.

Markov said the father could be charged with neglect of a minor, which carries a prison sentence of up to three years.

Chita is 4,700 kilometres east of Moscow.
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The power of boredom.
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this is a slow painful crunchyroll death....
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I brought that story as a comment to sankaku! I MYSELF postet it there + source!! And now it's on crunchyroll!

Did anyone thank me for the story?! No! No one did!!

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^ thank you for the story. (:
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whats the problem here?
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Pics or it didnt happen.
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-Turbo- wrote:

this is a slow painful crunchyroll death....


Ah, yeah sadly.
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^ I'm mildly pleased!
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It's a good thing they got her out of that family. I hope she can lead a normal life after that.
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Weird.
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seriously? wow...
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ohh.. i think i saw this on national geographic..
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....tut...tut....
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116 / F / Boracay....sana.
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Thank you, sindba-d
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Meh, just meh

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