Ferals - (noun) a sub-urban TRIBE.

Habitat: Usually hippie towns and universities. Also may be found in remote camping grounds. Most feminist households keep one or two for security.

Diet: Organic vegetables, yoghurt and marijuana.

Appearance: Bare feet, dreadlocks, dirty faces and ovine smell; not to be confused with hippies, the homeless or grunge leftovers.

Related speces: Closely related to hippies, folk singers and true communists.

Religion: Universal credo is environmentalist (super-genre 'Green') Generally practice some form of either paganism, Buddhism or Hinduism, although gaialogists and cult members have also been classed.

Interesting note: Extreme Protestants (eg. Amish, Mennonites) followed a similar path to ferals' close-to-the-earth ideology, but evolved into a startingly different species.

Fe"ral (?), a. [L. ferus. See Fierce.] Bot. & Zool.

Wild; untamed; ferine; not domesticated; -- said of beasts, birds, and plants.

<-- also feral child, not raised by humans -->


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Fe"ral, a. [L. feralis, belonging to the dead.]

Funereal; deadly; fatal; dangerous.

[R.] "Feral accidents."



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