Animal Tales Archive

Rabbit the Hunter

One day, Hunter Rabbit went hunting. Suddenly, he saw a track of big footprints and thought they belonged to a giant. He found nothing to hunt in the forest and thought that the giant must have hunted everything. Hunter Rabbit returned home empty-handed …

The bag of salt

The lion, the hyena, the tiger, the zebra, the ostrich and the snake met at the waterhole. Just then, the lion spotted a bag on the ground. He sniffed at it and cried, “It’s salt!” They were very excited. The zebra said, “Let’s …

The Ox Who Envied the Pig

Big Red and Little Red were two brother oxen who worked on a farm. The farmer’s wife ordered that a pig should be fattened for their daughter’s wedding. Little Red envied the pig when he saw the good food the pig got to …

The Bunny Family

Once upon a time there lived a Papa and Mama Bunny. They had four children-Angora, Harlequin, Lilac and little Rex. Papa Bunny loved working in his vegetable garden and grew all kinds of vegetables. One day, Papa Bunny went home for lunch. Angora …

The Frog Girl

Once, there lived a poor childless couple. They longed for a child. After many years, the woman gave birth to a baby. But to their astonishment, instead of a normal human child, it was a girl frog! The couple raised their frog child …

A Swaying Good Time

Bobo the monkey climbed a coconut tree. Soon the breeze began to blow a little stronger and the tree swayed from side to side. The coconuts started falling to the ground. Bobo held onto a coconut so that he would not fall. But …

The Fox and the Bramble

Peter Fox was a grumpy and selfish fox. One day, he saw some kids gamboling alone in a field across a hedge. “They will make such a delicious meal.” he thought, his mouth watering. He was climbing up the hedge, when suddenly, he …

The Cunning Rat

Jim was a cunning rat. One day, when he was just about to come out of his hole, he saw a cat waiting outside, ready to attack him. “If I go out now she will surely eat me up,” thought Jim. He went …

The Greedy Dragon

Once, in a big castle, there lived four little mice. Bore was the eldest while Yoba was the youngest. Daily traders brought loaves of bread, nuts, and cheese to the castle. “I am the oldest so I will get the biggest piece!” declared …

The Birdbath

A little girl called Megan had a birdbath in her backyard. Every day she would fill it with fresh water and many birds would come flocking to wash their wings and tails. One day Megan’s friend, Gina came over. “Let’s go and play,” …