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The bushes rustled a little in the thicket, and Father Wolf dropped with his haunches under him, ready for his leap. … he shot up straight into the air for four or five feet, landing almost where he left ground. ‘Man!’ he snapped. ‘A man’s cub. Look!’ Directly in front of him, holding on by a low branch, stood a naked brown baby who could just walk—as soft and as dimpled a little atom as ever came to a wolf’s cave at night. He looked up into Father Wolf’s face, and laughed.

  

This is from “Mowgli’s Brothers” in The Jungle Book

Little Mowgli has found his way, in the night, chased by the tiger, Shere Khan, to the wolf’s cave. Mother Wolf defies the tiger, and takes him in with her cubs, making him part of their family. . Wonderful adventures follow as he grows up.


   

   

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