Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

49: The bear and the honey

      1-69 The Clever Fox (Other Animal)

            1-99 Wild Animals

                  1-299 ANIMAL TALES

The fox leads the bear to a wasp-nest.

Variants

49A: The Wasp Nest as King's Drum

Two animals steal food together but one eats it all. The clever animal pursued by the dupe sits beside a waspnest which he says is the king's drum he has been ordered to guard. The dupe insists upon playing the »drum» and is badly stung, etc. I.…

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