Saturday, April 8, 2017
Greetings fellow Bizarros:
What the hell is going on in India? If you ever thought Rudyard Kipling was full of shit, then you owe his corpse an appology, because a little girl was just discovered in a forest in northern India living with a troop of monkeys.
The girl is estimated to be between eight and 10-years-old. Doctors said she could not communicate and displayed "monkey-like" traits.
The little girl was spotted by villagers in the Katarniaghat wildlife sanctuary, on the Indian border with Nepal. A senior police official told BBC Hindi she had been playing with a pack of monkeys and imitating their behaviour when police went to rescue her. The police official, Suresh Yadav, said the monkeys attacked his squad when they arrived to take her away.
Doctors said she was malnourished when she was brought in, with long hair and nails, and wounds on her body. She was also unable to communicate but would screech and initially walked on all fours.
Her condition is said to be much better now, however, and in the long term she is expected to be handed over to child welfare agencies and other medical specialists to slowly reintroduce her to the world.
It is not clear, however, how long the little girl has been living in the forest.
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J.C. reminds me of the consulting job I had at one point. Every day someone looked at my work and I was told all men are stupid. I just thought, "If I am getting paid four times as much as you for doing your job and rescued this expensive project, who is the stupid one again?" -John
Concerning the woman who can stop fan blades with her tongue and her husband who can pull weights with his eye sockets. I've always wondered, how do people discover they can do things like that? I believe that most people would not even try doing stuff like that. WV Dave
[It's called alcohol, Dave.]
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