Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

92: The Lion in the Water

      70-99 Other Wild Animals

            1-99 Wild Animals

                  1-299 ANIMAL TALES

The hare, sent to be the lion's dinner, says he has been detained by a more powerful enemy and shows the lion his own reflection in a well. The lion leaps in and is drowned. Cf. Types 34, 34A, 1168A, 1336, 1383.


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