Marcos Rodriguez Pantoja mimicking an animal call
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The Spanish 'wolf man' who survived 12 years in the wild

As a boy, Marcos Rodriguez Pantoja spent more than a decade living with animals in the wilds of southern Spain, he says.

He had been sold to a goat herder at the age of seven by his impoverished father and when the old man later died, Marcos had to fend for himself, living with wolves and a snake.

Being rescued aged 19 was the most terrifying moment of his life, the 67-year-old now recalls

BBC Mundo's Natalia Pianzola reports.

  • 26 Nov 2013
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