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60: The Fox and the Crane Invites Each Other

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The crane (heron) has his food in a deep dish, the fox his on a flat plate. The crane injures his beak.


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Text titleATULanguageAuthorOriginPublication Date
The Fox and the Crane60EnglishBernard IsaacsRussia_
The Fox and the Stork60EnglishC. SmartItaly1887
The Spider and the Turtle60English_Ghana_

External Examples

Foks en earrebarre byinoar te gast 60 Netherlands 1972 Nederlandse VolksverhalenBank
Fox and Stork 60 Greek Internet Archive
Fox and the Crane 60 Russian Internet Archive
Hospitality of Abu L'Hssein 60 Arab Internet Archive

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