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Coyote goes to see his friend Frog. He is raided by dogs and jumps down mesa, but is not killed. After he has drank much water, Frog suggests that

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they sit down. Coyote asks Frog to dance for him and Frog jumps into deep water. He comes up with mouth wide open. He is pregnant. He tells Coyote to draw him out. Coyote grasps him by arms and throws him on ground. Frog bursts and tadpoles swarm around him. Frog dies. Coyote starts off home. People see him and try to capture him. Rain and hail storm comes up and Coyote's hole is filled with water. He tries to find shelter, but hail stones are so heavy they kill him.

Next: 63.--The Coyote, the Bat, and the Humming-bird.