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Real Life Mowgli: Girl Who Grew Up in the African Wildlife

Amazing series of photographs. Here’s just a few…

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Riding a five-ton elephant, whom she called ‘my brother’, chilling with a cheetah or hugging a giant bullfrog as if it were a Teddy bear. The childhood of a French girl Tippi Degre sounds more like a newer version of Mowgli, rather than something real.

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A white child, she was born in Namibia to French wildlife photographer parents, and grew up in Africa.

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Tippi spent her whole childhood playing with wild animals including lion cubs, a mongoose, a snake, a cheetah, baby zebra, giraffes and crocodiles…

Read more…

Bored Panda – Website: tippi.org, Book: Tippi of Africa

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