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

52: The Ass without a Heart

ATU > 1-299: ANIMAL TALES > 1-99: Wild Animals > 1-69: The Clever Fox (Other Animal) > 52: The Ass without a Heart


The ass as toll-gatherer is killed by the lion for asking for toll. The fox eats the ass's heart. When the lion asks for it, the fox replies that the ass could have had no heart since he was such a fool as to ask the lion for toll.

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