yeah let's run a race in the desert like a pack of geniuses

Try to contain your surprise, but more than one of these stories involves an Australian.

5 Insane True Stories That Prove Humans Can Survive Anything

#2. The Girl Who Was Adopted by Monkeys

[Four-year-old Marina] Chapman was found by a troupe of carablanca monkeys, who actually took her into their clan, Jungle Book style, and taught her how to forage, climb trees, and presumably hurl her poop when threatened, confused, or bored.

After a few years of this, Chapman became an expert in stealing rice and fruit from nearby villagers, who would throw stones to drive her and her elite band of monkey thieves back into the jungle. Eventually she did reach society, where she used her jungle skills to run a gang of child thieves.

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