The Jungle Book Characters

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Mowgli

Mowgli is featured prominently in first three of the Jungle Book's stories: "Mowgli's Brothers," "Kaa's Hunting," and "Tiger Tiger." The reader first meets him as a small naked boy, just old enough to have learned to walk. He has wandered away from the village and is found by Mother and Father wolf, just in time to avoid being eaten by Shere Khan, the conniving, lame tiger. He is taken in by the wolf family and is raised by them and the wolf pack until he is a young man. He is sponsored by Baloo, the bear, and Bagheera, the black panther, and from them he learns all about the ways of the jungle. He learns how to hunt, how to converse in the different animal languages, survival techniques, and all about jungle etiquette. Shere Khan accepts his defeat when Mowgli is a baby, but vows that he will...

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