As a baby, Mowgli is taken in and raised by a family of wolves. As the boy grows older, a wise panther realizes he must be returned to his own kind in the nearby man-village. Baloo the bear thinks differently, taking the young Mowgli under his wing to teach him the "Bare Necessities" of life! But soon Mowgli is in danger, particularly from a tiger who dislikes all people. Mowgli runs off into the jungle where he survives encounters with a snake, monkeys, and the tiger! Join Mowgli and his friends as he tries to figure out where he belongs in the world.