Watch: Girl, 8, found living with monkeys

Indian girl dubbed real life 'Mowgli' cannot talk and screams when approached

Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh: An eight-year-old girl has been found living with a troop of monkeys in the Katarniyaghat Wildlife Sanctuary here.

After being spotted by locals in the Motipur range of the sanctuary, a police team managed to rescue her in January, but not before overcoming stiff resistance from the monkeys.

Currently undergoing treatment at a hospital here, the girl is unable to communicate and screams whenever people go near her.

Chief Medical Superintendent Dr D.K. Singh said this has resulted in problems in giving her proper treatment.

Assistant Superintendent of Police Dinesh Tripathi said though there is no information about the girl, it appears from her behaviour that she has been living with the monkeys in the wild for a long time.

Her curious condition came to light after...