Lions, leopards, and loincloths: the evolution of Tarzan
The Lord of the Jungle comes of age
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A character created by American author Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan first appeared in a 1912 novel before achieving worldwide popularity in a movie franchise that's endured for 100 years. The Lord of the Jungle has also had his own TV series, and has starred in an animated Disney feature film.
Browse the gallery and find out more about the nobleman who was raised by apes and grew up to defend the rights of the weak and the disadvantaged.
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