Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

34: The Wolf Dives into the Water for Reflected Cheese

      1-69 The Clever Fox (Other Animal)

            1-99 Wild Animals

                  1-299 ANIMAL TALES

The wolf and the fox think the reflection of the moon in the water is a cheese. The fox lowers the wold into the water, the wolf fall into the water and the cheese disappears.


Jean de La Fontaine 1668 France French Le Chien qui l√Ęche sa proie pour l'ombre

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