Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

535: The Boy Adopted by Tigers (Animals)

      500-559 Supernatural Helpers

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

I. A Boy is Adopted by Wild Animals. (a) The boy is abandoned in the forest, (b) and adopted by tigers. (c) He is given a magic bow and arrow, or (d) magic axe. II. The Substitute Bridegroom. (a) The animals arrange a marriage for him. (b) A monkey…


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