Tarzan of the Canines



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Do we dare to believe this Weekly World News article? Well, the case was reported a year prior in a reputable newspaper.

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     Posted By: Paul - Wed Oct 22, 2014
     Category: Bad Habits, Neuroses and Psychoses | Children | Parents | Dogs | 1980s





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Doesn't every parent suspect that their offspring are really les betes sauvages at some point?
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 10/22/14 at 09:47 AM
I've known dogs that were better at it than some people.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/22/14 at 10:11 AM
I'd like to know what became of the boy when he grew up. I hope he is well adjusted and happy now.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 10/22/14 at 08:27 PM
Always sad to read stories of this sort of neglect - at least this child had the dog.
Posted by RobK on 10/23/14 at 11:24 AM
I don' t know if I buy this... I can't find much supporting information on the child, the location or anything else. While there's a doctor of a similar name, I didn't find any published papers about this incident. You'd think something as unusual as this would merit a scientific paper.
Posted by Kyle in Pittsburgh on 10/23/14 at 02:04 PM
I don't think it is that science worthy. Female animals will take care of whatever infants happen to be around at the time. My aunt's dogs and cats regularly 'baby sat' each other's critters and there are plenty of such stories about.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/24/14 at 12:31 AM
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