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This is a collection of South African folklore collected during the 19th century. It includes many great animal tales with classic African wisdom.

Title Page
Origin Of The Difference In Modes Of Life between Hottentots And Bushmen
The Lost Message
The Monkey's Fiddle
The Tiger, The Ram, And The Jackal
The Jackal And The Wolf
A Jackal And A Wolf
The Lion, The Jackal, And The Man
The World's Reward
The Lion And Jackal
The Lion And Jackal
Lion And Jackal
The Hunt Of Lion And Jackal
Story Of Lion And Little Jackal
The Lioness And The Ostrich
Crocodile's Treason
The Story Of A Dam
The Dance For Water Or Rabbit's Triumph
Jackal And Monkey
Lion's Share
Jackal's Bride
The Story Of Hare
The White Man And Snake
Another Version Of The Same Fable
Lion's Illness
Jackal, Dove, And Heron
Cock And Jackal
Elephant And Tortoise
Another Version Of The Same Fable
Tortoises Hunting Ostriches
The Judgment Of Baboon
Lion And Baboon
The Zebra Stallion
When Lion Could Fly
Lion Who Thought Him Self Wiser Than His Mother
Lion Who Took A Woman's Shape
Why Has Jackal A Long, Black Stripe On His Back?
Horse Cursed By Sun
Lion's Defeat
The Origin Of Death
Another Version Of The Same Fable
A Third Version Of The Same Fable
A Fourth Version Of The Same Fable
A Zulu Version Of The Legend Of The ''Origin Of Death''