Tarzan: King of Lithuanian forest

  • 1999-08-26
  • Paul Beckmann
The legend of Tarzan, a man who lives by his wiles among the apes in the jungle, has universal appeal. Films, animated or otherwise, and books about the vine-swinger have managed to find their way to just about every corner of the planet.In Lithuania, the legend has influenced one 57-year-old man so much that he has actually taken on a life in the same spirit as the ape-man's. True, Lithuania has no jungles and the only apes in the country are locked up in a zoo. Still, deep in the thick forests which surround the eastern Lithuanian town of Ignalina lurks a man who calls himself Tarzan. Fin...
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