‘Real-life Tarzan’ lived in isolated Vietnam jungle for 40 years

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Dressed in tree bark and leaves while munching on a rat caught in a complicated jungle trap, this guy looks a little different than Alexander Skarsgård, the Swedish actor who stole hearts in the new Tarzan movie.

But this “real-life Tarzan” is credited with skills that are “superhuman.”

Building tree houses, fashioning tools out of discarded bombs and catching a bat quicker than you can Google, Ho Van Lang, 44, spent 40 years living like a “slave” in isolation in the jungle.

And now, Lang has been forced to re-enter civilization despite his love affair with the wilderness.

Lang spent much of his life in the deepest jungles of Vietnam, in the Tay Tra district of Quang Ngai province, after his father, Ho Van Thanh, 85, fled civilization during the Vietnam War in 1972.

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