Meet Tippi Degre, the girl who grew up among animals
A 6-year-old girl was recently spotted riding a five-ton elephant known as her ‘brother’ and was raised by a leopard best friend.
Tippi Degre recently made the news when photos from a book, Tippi My Book Of Africa Namibia 1996, reveal her adventures as she spent her days relaxing with cheetahs, zebras and bullfrogs.
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Tippi was born in Namibia in 1990 to wildlife photographer parents, Sylvie Robert and Alain Degre.
The family spent her childhood travelling through Africa and visiting such countries as South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
Most have compared the girl’s upbringing to the boy from The Jungle Book who also grew up with wild best friends.
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Photos of her experience have been trending online and a lot of people are amazing by what must have been her wonderful experience.
Check out the video below that details her experience.