Wild Boy of Aveyron

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A boy, about 10 years old, discovered in 1798 by a group of hunters near Aveyron in France, after living in the forest, roaming about almost naked, apparently without human contact. He was studied in detail by the French physician Jean Marie Gaspard Itard (1774–1838) and is considered a classic example of a feral child.

Subjects: Psychology.

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