220-299 Other Animals and Objects
1-299 ANIMAL TALES
Birds win by cleverness. The fox's lifted tail is to be the signal. The gnats stick him under the tail. He drops it and the quadrupeds flee. Cf. Type 104. It often serves as introduction to Type 313.
Because of ambiguous form joins first one side and then the other. Discredited.
Eagle and dragon act as champions.
|222A||Aesop / George Fyler Townsend||1867||Greece||English||The Bat and the Weasels|
|222||Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm||1909||Germany||English||The Willow-Wren and the Bear|