Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

Folk Tale Group

ATU > 1-299: ANIMAL TALES > 1-99: Wild Animals

1. The theft of fish
2. How the bear lost his tail
3. Sham Blood and Brains
4. Carrying the Sham-Sick Trickster
5. Biting the foot
7. The calling of three tree names
8. "Painting" on the Haycock
9. The unjust partner
15. Stealing the Partner's Butter
20. Animals Eat One Another Up
21. Eating his own Entrails
30. The Fox Tricks the Wolf into Falling into a Pit
34. The Wolf Dives into the Water for Reflected Cheese
36. The Fox in Disguise Violates the She-Bear
37. The fox as shepherd
38. Claw in Split Tree
39. The Bear Pulls Mountain Ashes apart so that the Fox's Old Mother can Get Berries
41. The Wolf Overeats in the Cellar
43. The Bear Builds a House of Wood; the Fox, of Ice
44. The Oath on the Iron
49. The bear and the honey
50. Curing a Sick Lion
51. The Lion's share
52. The Ass without a Heart
53. Reynard the Fox at Court
55. The Animals Build a Road (Dig Well)
57. Raven with a Cheese
58. The Crocodile Carries the Jackal
59. Fox and the Sour Grapes
60. The Fox and the Crane Invites Each Other
61. The Fox Persuades the Cock to Crow with Closed Eyes
62. Peace Among the Animals – The Fox and the Cock
63. The Fox (or Jackal) and the Fleas
64. Tailless Fox Tries in Vain to Get Foxes to Cut off Tails
65. Mrs. Fox's Suitors
68. The Jackal Trapped in the Animal Hide
70. More cowardly than the hare
71. Contest of Frost and the Hare
72. The Rabbit Rides Fox A-Courting
73. Blinding the Guard
75. The Help of the Weak
76. The Wolf and the Crane
77. The Stag Admires Himself in a Spring
78. Animal Allows himself to be Tied to Another for Safety
81. Too cold for hare to build house in winter
85. The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage
90. The Needle, the Glove, and the Squirrel
91. The Heart of a Monkey
92. The Lion in the Water
93. The Master Taken Seriously
96. When the hare was married