Siberian ‘Forest Boy’ Emerges After Years of Living in Wild

E024D26AFE3D1A57D1763753309E56Ever wonder if any of the “Bigfoot” sightings that get reported are in fact sightings of hermits and “wild” people?

Via Newser:

A 20-year-old Russian man has emerged from a Siberian forest after spending 16 years living there. The man says he and his hermit parents moved there when he was 4. His folks finally left in May, and locals say they then decided to head to an island off Russia’s Pacific coast—and they didn’t invite their son, report AFP and RT News. “He has no education, no social skills, and no ideas about the world beyond the forest,” says a local prosecutor, per RIA Novosti. But “he looked normal and healthy; he only spoke slowly, since he doesn’t communicate as often as most people.”

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  • jasonpaulhayes

    I would encourage him to go back into the woods.

    • InfvoCuernos

      Run, Forrestboy, run!

  • Rhoid Rager

    Where’s that pic from, Matt?

    • jasonpaulhayes

      Owen Wilson is friends with Chewbacca?

    • Specimen B

      “Bigfoot and Wildboy” a late 70’s tv show for kids

  • Ted Heistman

    What if a whole tribe of people did this?

    • InfvoCuernos

      I’ve heard a rumor that there is a tribe of “homeless” people in the Los Angeles forrest that lives totally wild.

  • BuzzCoastin

    he looked normal and healthy;
    he only spoke slowly, since he doesn’t communicate as often as most people

    he is either really George Bush or it explains Bush

    • RayJ

      ZING!!! isn’t 2006 great?

  • Woobniggurath

    PERFECT! I must have him for my lab!

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