A MOWGLI GIRL FOUND?

indias-nowgli-girl.jpgA recent News report said an 8year old girl dubbed ‘Mowgli’ used to crawl on all 4 without any speech and ate from floor only makes screeching sounds. The girl found living with Monkeys in India a few months ago now is able to walk upright and eats normally. In India, the rescued girl who initially was believed to be living in the forest with monkeys officials now say is disabled and abandoned by her family. The girl’s story was reported on 6 April 2017 in the Times of India in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. This 8-year-old girl found living with a colony of monkeys in the Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary was near the Nepal border:Master.jpg

Cops in Uttar Pradesh have found a girl who can neither speak nor behave like normal human beings. The 8-year-old girl was rescued by the police in Bahraich from a troop of monkeys. The girl was spotted by sub-inspector Suresh Yadav, on a routine patrol in Motipur range of Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary.

When he tried to rescue the girl, who seemed to be comfortable with the apes, they screeched at him and so did the girl. But the cops after a great effort managed to rescue the girl and got her admitted to district hospital.

girl_living_with_monkies_india_fb-865x452No one seems to know how the girl was found up in the forest by herself. The doctors treating her said she exhibited some violent animal-like behaviours when she was first hospitalized and was afraid of human beings. Seemed unable to speak or understand human speech. It is similar to slightly different version of events recounted by the South Asian news agency ANI that the girl was 10 years old when found and had been under the care of the hospital since February 2017, when police originally discovered her:

The City Hospital doctors, who have been treating a ten year-old girl found in the Katarniaghat forest by Uttar Pradesh Police, on Thursday said girl was showing improvement in health. “The girl is better and healthy and has started showing improvement,” Chief Medical Officer, D.K. Singh told ANI. A ten year-old girl was found amongst animals by the police personnel in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district two months back. The girl was seen amongst the animals of the forest and was completely unfamiliar with human language.

Her age range was an estimate since the girl cannot communicate or verbalise to authorities her accurate age. The child nicknamed “Mowgli” by the press after the feral child in Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 novel The Jungle Book was discovered in January, not in February as reported:pri_35909400.jpg

The girl, believed to be 10 to 12 years old, was unable to speak, was wearing no clothes was emaciated when discovered in January and taken to hospital in Bahraich town in Uttar Pradesh in northern India. She behaved like an animal and was running on her arms and legs eating food off the floor with her mouth said D.K. Singh the chief medical superintendent of the government-run hospital. After treatment, begun walking normally eating with her hands. Still not able to speak but understands whatever you tell her and smiles, Singh said.

The videos of the girl shows a child who seems uncomfortable in surroundings and exhibits some behaviours as might be characterized “ape-like.” It is unclear at what stage of her hospitalization they were recorded but she does not speak in the videos and does interact with adults around her. Is seen performing normal tasks like drinking a glass of water. The Police superintendent Dinesh Tripathi, said he visits patient regularly and told the New Indian Express it appeared she lived with monkeys since birth, though is pure speculation on his part. Reports of the “feral children” discovered living among animals in the wild forest is not unprecedented in the historical record, the Washington Post reported. Some were documented in the past:maxresdefault.jpg

Numerous stories of feral children like the young girl exist both in legend and in documented cases in history. Some recent cases include children who like girl, were raised by primates. A British woman named Marina Chapman claimed to live with monkeys from the ages of 4 to 9 in the Colombian jungle and later wrote a book about it but some questioned veracity of tale. A disabled Nigerian boy named Bello was found living with chimpanzees for 18 months in 1996 after he was abandoned by family.

Six-year-old John Ssebunya was found living with green vervet monkeys in the Ugandan jungle in 1991. He is believed to have run away from home when he was 3 years old after seeing his father murder his mother. He was placed in an orphanage and later adopted. He learned to speak, was socialised and a member of the Pearl of Africa children’s choir and participated in the Special Olympics, later moving into a home of his own. Ssebunya’s story was featured in a number of documentaries, including a 3 part Animal Planet series, ‘Raised Wild’ by anthropologist and broadcaster Mary-Ann Ochota who investigated the three cases of feral children, in Uganda, the Ukraine and Fiji.

On 8 April 2017, another version of the “Mowgli girl” story emerged that shed doubt on the claim that the girl found in Uttar Pradesh was herself a feral child, however. The British newspaper The Guardian said a district forestry officer came forward to dispute the previously published details of the case. He painted picture instead that the child may have been abandoned by her family because she was disabled:Mowgli-girl-India3-600x450.jpg

JP Singh said the girl was actually found on a roadside near the forest, not deep in the wilderness. And though there were monkeys in her vicinity, his rangers “never found this girl living with monkeys,” he said. “I think the family members of this girl had been aware that she is not able to speak, and they may have abandoned her near the forest road,” he said. If she was living with monkeys it would be for a few days only, not for a long time. “It is clear from first time view, of the girl she is only eight or nine years old, but her facial expressions show she is disabled mentally, physically, he said. Forest closely monitored by rangers and CCTV and was unlikely she could survive in wilderness for long without being spotted he said. 

The hospital’s chief medical officer, D.K. Singh, agreed that no one could really say precisely when she was abandoned. “In India, people do not prefer a female child and she is mentally not sound,” he told the GuardianThe chief medical officer of the district of Bahraich, Ankur Lal, said it was unlikely she was raised in the forest, much less by monkeys. He believes symptoms of her disabilities were mistaken for evidence she lived without human contact in the jungle. As a recent report says the girl has been transferred to a children’s home in the city of Lucknow for further recovery.

RUNNING AN EXTRA MILE

Katie Cooke, Dr Colin DohertyAmong runners one moment a woman, collapsed on the ground and frothing at the mouth the next. For a short time she is lost to the convulsion and then she scrambles to her feet and sprints away. Katie Cooke will not let epilepsy get in the way of a race. The 19 year old student from Cherrywood South Dublin has what her specialist doctor calls “an arsenal of epilepsy, contends with 15 convulsions daily that makes her unconscious. Katie said, “her whole body shakes feeling her muscles jump, like everything has been sucked out of her so cannot breathe. So every single day she often loses control.  Despite having to cope with multiple seizures, Cooke won prestigious events including her age group in the Dublin City Marathon and she runs 5km in under 17 minutes. She is often seen pounding the streets with her running partner, Dr Colin Doherty, who is her consultant neurologist. But she was not always so athletic.Katie Cooke with a running trophy

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Diagnosed at the age of nine with frontal lobe epilepsy, she managed condition with medication until it deteriorated when puberty hit and her hormones started “kicking up.”She was not able to get out of bed, unable to do anything for herself and could not really speak. My Mum was dressing and showering me,” she says. Cooke was admitted to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin where she remained for 10 months. Despite being involved in numerous medical trials she regressed, lost control of her back and hips, and by the time she was discharged she wasn’t able to walk. And she could not hold herself up in a wheelchair for about seven months but being stubborn person wanted to prove to people what she could do. After a lot of physio started jogging every day and started to absolutely love the freedom.

Katie Cooke in a wheelchair

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Cooke now runs every day and says a missed session sees the tiredness and dizziness of her earlier condition return.  Running only alleviates her symptoms, it has not been a cure. The raised heart rate brought on by running triggers more seizures than if she did not run, but Cooke says it improves her general well-being which is a negative worth accepting. Her neurologist, Dr Doherty, has weighed up the pros and cons from a medical perspective. “The particular challenges of having epilepsy and long-distance running are similar to walking challenges too and I think the general benefits outweigh these risks,” he says. “If you took the average long-distance runner and measured all their health parameters against someond who does not run you would find, no matter what disease or disorder they carry with them, they are better off.” So health conditions affected by starting exercise, it is always important to consult your doctor first.


Dr Colin Doherty explains epilepsy

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The brain consists of about three billion cells and all of these cells are active, but they do not fire together, the brain is a de-synchronised machine. A signature of epilepsy is the cells fire together in a synchronised way. If a million cells fire together it causes a change in behaviour, when all three billion cells fire together that causes convulsion or a fit. There are about 40 distinct types of epilepsy. In some cases people will just stare blankly, others will wander around in a confused state and there are those who fall to the ground with convulsions. Competitive running was initially a non-starter for Cooke. As soon as she had a convulsion during a race paramedics withdraw her from the event, but a chance comment at one of her consultations led Doherty to offer himself as her running partner and he has kept her on track ever since.  He says: “I’m a specialist in epilepsy but my sole role when running with Katie is to stop people from taking her off in an ambulance. I just stand there and say ‘Katie’s fine, I’m her doctor, she’s going to recover.” Despite Cooke’s seizures, the nature of her epilepsy means her body does not require lengthy recovery time, she is able to immediately get up and run again. Doherty believes it is her fitness levels which help with recovery._93538541_mediaitem93538539.jpg


Hear more from Katie and Colin

Listen to the BBC Ouch talk-show to find out more about Katie Cooke, Dr Colin Doherty and their running partnership. “Katie is a very serious runner, and she trains properly. I’m very confident that this is a really positive experience for her,” he says. As well as sport, college, Cooke also has to navigate a social life and relationship with partner Jack, a role most daunting at night when Cooke’s seizure’s make her scream, thrash around and cause the bed to shake and shudder. Cooke says: “He’s one of the most chilled people I know and he sleeps through my seizures which is a bit weird. He wakes up for the odd one because some are quite violent and was slapped in the face before, but he just falls asleep again.” In terms of intimacy Cooke says sex does not trigger seizures, although a fit can occur at such times, and women report an increase in convulsions around the time of ovulation and their period.Jack and Katie Cooke

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Her nightime seizures are accompanied by hallucinations of a shadowy man who she says “comes for her” and it is these which leave her most exhausted. She does not sleep well at all,” she says. Her education suffered and she missed the majority of secondary school. Despite that, she managed to cram three years worth of curriculum for the Irish Leaving Certificate into one year, secured a place at college to study sports management. Doherty calls her a “remarkable young woman” for all she has achieved while handling so many severe convulsions on a daily basis. When people watch Katie drop to the floor mid-run it is alarming but Doherty believes being public about it will help others with the condition. So there is need to facilitate people to live a normal life as possible and they need to be encouraged to do everything, he says. The biggest barrier is not the safety issue but the perceptions of other people.”

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