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Indian toddler worshiped as monkey god with his incredible bonding with wild monkeys

He started the friendship when he was just 6 months old.

A two-year-old Indian boy has a special bonding with the wild a troop of monkeys. As a toddler, he shares food and plays with the wild animals who would never hurt him.

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The local villagers are amazed by their cross-species friendship and some even call him as the incarnation of Lord Hanuman, the monkey god in the Hindu religion. Some people compare him with Mowgli, the character in The Jungle Book.

Caters News Agency

Caters News Agency

Samarth Bangari, the amazing toddler's parents said his friendship with the animals have begun since he was only six months old.

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His mother said: 'They all gathered in large numbers seeing him eating and one came close to him suddenly and snatched his food. Surprisingly Samarth did not cry instead he started gesturing at the monkeys.'

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Their incredible friendship started since then and now two-year-old Samarth still plays with his animal friends after he coming back from school.

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'He plays with them, feeds them home cooked food. The monkeys love him and even when he pulls their tails, the animals do not harm him,' Ms Bangari said.