How Much Do You Know About the Real ‘Jungle Book’ Animals?
At least one creature featured in the new Disney movie is extinct, and other wild facts about Mowgli’s jungle friends and foes.
The story of Mowgli, a boy living among animals in the Indian forest, remains as vivid and appealing today as it was when Rudyard Kipling included it in The Jungle Book, a series of short fables published in 1894. Mowgli’s adventures have been retold time and again in animated films, television shows, plays, and now a partly live-action Disney feature.
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