When Mowgli was just a baby, or as his adopted parents call him a “man cub,” Shere Khan the tiger went after Mowgli’s mother and father. Baby Mowgli wonders off into the den of a wolf family with newly arrived cubs. The mother wolf wants to add Mowgli to her pack of cubs and when the others see how brave Mowgli is, they agree. Shere Khan, having been searching for the baby since he attacked the parents, finally found him in the wolf den. When the wolves protect him, Shere Khan vows to hunt Mowgli down someday and becomes driven to destroy him. As Mowgli grows up, his wolf brothers and sisters come to resent him for putting the rest of them in danger with Shere Khan. So Mowgli leaves the jungle, his wolf family, his friends Bagheera and Baloo, and enters a village nearby where he has trouble adjusting. Will he find the courage to face Shere Khan?
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