The Boy Who Lived With Monkeys | Living Proof

Sally Magnusson and Prof Doug Candland, an expert in feral children, travel to a remote village in Uganda to meet John who claims to have been abandoned in the jungle as a child and brought up by monkeys.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 29'21''
  • Broadcast year: 1999
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | What is culture? | The relative nature of culture, norms and values. Types of culture: subculture, high culture, popular culture, global culture, consumer culture, cultural diversity, cultural hybridity.

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Living Proof
  • Episode: The Boy Who Lived With Monkeys