Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

1-99: Wild Animals

1-299 ANIMAL TALES
1-99 Wild Animals
1-69 The Clever Fox (Other Animal)
1The theft of fish
2How the bear lost his tail
3Sham Blood and Brains
4Carrying the Sham-Sick Trickster
5Biting the foot
7The calling of three tree names
8"Painting" on the Haycock
9The unjust partner
15Stealing the Partner's Butter
20Animals Eat One Another Up
21Eating his own Entrails
30The Fox Tricks the Wolf into Falling into a Pit
34The Wolf Dives into the Water for Reflected Cheese
36The Fox in Disguise Violates the She-Bear
37The fox as shepherd
38Claw in Split Tree
39The Bear Pulls Mountain Ashes apart so that the Fox's Old Mother can Get Berries
41The Wolf Overeats in the Cellar
43The Bear Builds a House of Wood; the Fox, of Ice
44The Oath on the Iron
49The bear and the honey
50Curing a Sick Lion
51The Lion's share
52The Ass without a Heart
53Reynard the Fox at Court
55The Animals Build a Road (Dig Well)
57Raven with a Cheese
58The Crocodile Carries the Jackal
59Fox and the Sour Grapes
60The Fox and the Crane Invites Each Other
61The Fox Persuades the Cock to Crow with Closed Eyes
62Peace Among the Animals – The Fox and the Cock
63The Fox (or Jackal) and the Fleas
64Tailless Fox Tries in Vain to Get Foxes to Cut off Tails
65Mrs. Fox's Suitors
68The Jackal Trapped in the Animal Hide
70-99 Other Wild Animals
70More cowardly than the hare
71Contest of Frost and the Hare
72The Rabbit Rides Fox A-Courting
73Blinding the Guard
75The Help of the Weak
76The Wolf and the Crane
77The Stag Admires Himself in a Spring
78Animal Allows himself to be Tied to Another for Safety
81Too cold for hare to build house in winter
85The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage
90The Needle, the Glove, and the Squirrel
91The Heart of a Monkey
92The Lion in the Water
93The Master Taken Seriously
96When the hare was married

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