Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

76: The Wolf and the Crane

      70-99 Other Wild Animals

            1-99 Wild Animals

                  1-299 ANIMAL TALES

The crane pulls a bone from the wolf's windpipe. When he asks for payment the wolf says, "That you were allowed to take your beak from my throat is payment enough."


Aesop / George Fyler Townsend 1867 Greece English The Wolf and the Crane

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