Rudyard Kiplings classic book of short stories THE JUNGLE BOOK contains several pieces about Mowgli, the "mancub," who was taken from his human parents and ends up being raised by a wolf family. The book also includes stories about animal characters: "Rikki Tikki Tavi," about a brave mongoose; "The White Seal" about a young seal that swims the Bering Strait; and "Toomai of the Elephants," about a young elephant handler. All of the stories personify animals, and they show the complex relationship between creatures that hunt and fear each other in the wild. In Mowglis stories, the most well known Jungle Book tales, the young boy grows up surrounded by his wolf family and his loyal friends Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther. Mowgli struggles for acceptance in the wolf pack while trying to learn the ways of the jungle, avoid being tricked by mischievous monkeys, and evade Shere Khan the tiger, whos always lurking in the shadows.
|S2 Episode 19: Panther in Distress||2016-04-19 22:26:56|