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37: The fox as shepherd

ATU > 1-299: ANIMAL TALES > 1-99: Wild Animals > 1-69: The Clever Fox (Other Animal) > 37: The fox as shepherd


Search for a nursemaid (or mourning-woman). Fox takes service and eats up the young bears.


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Text titleATULanguageAuthorOriginPublication Date
Reven som gjeter37NorwegianAsbjørnsen & MoeNorway1841

External Examples

Little Boy-Bear Nurses the Alligator Children 37 African-American Internet Archive
The Fox as Herdsman 37 Norse Internet Archive

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