feral child

A child who is raised without human contact, often raised by wild animals as a result of being abandoned.

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  • Feral child — A feral child (feral, wild, or undomesticated) is a human child who has lived isolated from human contact from a very young age, and has no (or little) experience of human care, loving or social behavior, and, crucially, of human language.… …   Wikipedia

  • Genie (feral child) — Infobox Person name = Genie caption = Genie displaying her characteristic bunny walk shortly after she was rescued at the age of 13. birth name = birth date = April 18 1957 birth place = Arcadia, California death date = death place = other names …   Wikipedia

  • Feral (disambiguation) — Feral may refer to: *Feral organism *Feral (comics), a Marvel Comics character *Feral (Mutant X) *Feral (subculture), an Australian term similar to bogan *Feral Brewing Company, an Australian brewery *Feral child, a child that that has been… …   Wikipedia

  • Child abandonment — is the practice of relinquishing interests and claims over one s offspring with the intent of never again resuming or reasserting them. Causes include many social and cultural factors as well as mental illness. An abandoned child is called a… …   Wikipedia

  • Feral House — is a book publisher owned and operated by Adam Parfrey. The publisher itself describes the books it sells as pure information , and says the topics of the books are forbidden .Feral House was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Los Angeles.A… …   Wikipedia

  • List of feral children in mythology and fiction — Feral children (that is, human children raised by non human animals) in mythology and fiction are often depicted as having superior strength, intelligence and morals to normal humans, the implication being that because of their upbringing they… …   Wikipedia

  • Behavior analysis of child development — Child development in behavior analytic theory has origins in John B. Watson s behaviorism.[1] Watson wrote extensively on child development and conducted research (see Little Albert experiment). Watson was instrumental in the modification of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of child-related topics — This is a list of topics about, or related to, children.Child rearing and familyBaby hatch Boarding school Breastfeeding Child Child discipline Child rearing Day school Family Family planning Family Ties Father Nuclear family Convention on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Wild child — A wild child/feral child is a human child who, from a very young age, has lived in isolation from human contact.Wild child, Wildchild or Wild Child may also refer to:In entertainment: *Wild Child (comics), a comic character from Marvel Comics *… …   Wikipedia

  • Wild Child (comics) — Superherobox| caption=Wild Child. Art by Simone Bianchi. character name=Wild Child real name=Kyle Gibney species=Human Mutate, formerly Human Mutant publisher=Marvel Comics debut= Alpha Flight #1 (Aug 1983) (cameo) (full introduction) Alpha… …   Wikipedia

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