Science: Wolf Girls

From India came a strange tale last week, a new Mowgli* story, a Romulus and Remus anecdote, with the genders changed. Bishop Pakenham Walsh of Calcutta, back in London from a visit to the mission of the Rev. Jal Singh at Midnapur, Bengal, told the tale and vouched for its truth. Some months ago the Rev. Jal Singh was told, by the wide-eyed inhabitants of an isolated village in his parish, to avoid a certain path into the hills. It was, they assured him, haunted by demons. Strong in his faith, and armed against...

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