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Once upon a time. In a jungle far away.

There is a lion baby, his mother died after he born

to the world. Baby lions are weak without the protection of its mother's inside, hungry and colds,
the lion ask for help with his last strength. Meanwhile, a group of goats came across the place. A
goat mother heard the baby lion's cry. He felt pity to see a weak lion baby and live alone.
The mother instinct to care for and protect the baby appears. The goat mother approached
and tenders the lion baby with great warmth and affection. Having the warmth of affection that
he needs, the lion baby does not want to part with the female goats. He continued to follow the
mother goat to go anywhere. The baby lion is accepted as a part of the goat big family.
Day by day and children grow and big lion in the care of mother goats and sheep live in
the community. He was feeding, eating, drinking, and playing with the kids the other goat. His
behavior is like a goat. Even the young lion make a sound like a bleating goat that is not the roar!
He felt that he was the goat, not unlike the other goats. He did not ever feel that he is a lion.
One day, there was a tremendous noise. A wolf goes hunting wild goats for prey. Goats
panic. All fear. Older goat who also fears the lion asked the child to face the wolves.
"You're a lion, you could face the wolf! Give him a huge roar and he will definitely
running scared!" the elder goat said to the lion baby. The baby lion is already looks great and
sturdy, but since the little lion lives in the middle of the goat community, he did not have learn
about how to became a lion, nobody teach him. The lion scared to the wolf and took shelter
behind the biggest goat. He screamed bloody murder and what came out of his mouth is bleat
sound, just like the other goat was not roaring. The lion could not do something when one young
goat is attacked by the wolf and taken away.
The elder goat is very sad because one of her children were taken by wolves. He looked
the young lion with suppuration and angry feelings, "You should be defending us! You should
save your brother! Should be able to drive out the evil wolf!
Son of the lion can only be lowered his head. He does not understand why they blame
him for the wolf. He was already afraid of the wolf as the other goats. The young lion felt so sad
because he could not do anything.
The next day the wolf came again. Back hunt the goats to eat. This time the mother goat
was caught and has been gripped by a wolf. All goats were brave enough to help. The young lion
was angry to see his goat mother had been gripped by a wolf. A wolf is very surprised to see
there is a lion in front of him. He let go his grip. The wolf was trembling with fear! Guts out! He
resigned; he felt that day was the end of his life! With great anger the lion boy cried aloud, it's
just a goat sound with strange accent. Then he retreated to the rear.
Viewing behavior of young lion, the wolf is ferocious and cunning immediately knew
that that was before him was a mentally lion goat. It makes no difference with the goats.
Immediately his fear disappeared. He growled angrily, and planned to eat the lion first.
Feeling that he was goat, the young lion crash his head like a goat, the wolf has been
prepared with strong horses. With a little twisted the wolf tore the lion boy's face with its claws.
The young lion fell and woe, such as goat moaning. The mother goat witnessed the event with
great anxiety. Parent goat wondered why a stocky lion was defeated by a wolf. Is not the lion is

the king of the jungle?

Without giving the slightest mercy the wolf attacking the young lion, who are still
moaning. The wolf was ready to finish off the lion. At that critical moment, the mother goat who
did not have the heart, with all his might hit the wolf. The wolf darted off. Lion awake.
And at that moment, an adult lion's roar came up with a vengeance.
All goats scared and docked! The young children also fear the lion and come closer.
While the wolf run. As an adult lion about to pounce on the goat herd, he was surprised in the
midst of the goat herd there is a young lion.
Some goats flee, others ran away. The young lion ran away too. The lion was still
stunned. He wondered why children join lion ran away following the goat? He pursued young
lion and said, "Hey you do not run! You're a lion, not a goat! I will not prey on young lion!
But the young lion were kept running and running. Adult lions continue to pursue. He did
not chase a herd of goats, but instead pursue cubs. At last the lion was caught. The young lion
who think he was goat fear the lion.
"Do not kill me, please...!"
"You're a lion, not a goat. I did not kill the young lion! "
With a struggling young lion said, "No I am a goat! Please release me! "
Lion child struggled and cried out loud. His voice was not a roar but bleat sound, just like
the sound of goats.
The lion adult wonder. How any young lion could voice goats and sheep mentality? With
a furious lion he dragged the boy into the lake. He must show who actually the lion child is.
Once in the clear lake water, he asked the young lion saw his own shadow.
Then compare with the adult lions.
When he saw the shadow of himself, the son of the lion was shocked, "Oh my god, my
face and body is same with you. Same with the lion, the king of the jungle! "
"Yes, because you actually cubs. Not the goat! "
"So I'm not a goat? I was a lion! "
"Yes you are a lion, king of the forest is authoritative and feared by the whole forest! Let me
teach how to become a king of the jungle! " Lion adults said
Adult lion then lifted his head with dignity and with a loud roar. The young lion imitate
the lion then, and with a loud roar. Yes roaring, vibrating throughout the forest. Not far from
there vicious wolf that ran faster and faster, he fears the lion roars from the young children.
Dikisahkan ada sebuah hutan yang sangat lebat, tinggallah disana
bermacam-macam hewan, mulai dari semut, gajah, harimau, badak, burung dan
sebagainya. Pada suatu hari datanglah badai yang sangat dahsyat. Badai itu datang
seketika sehingga membuat panik seluruh hewan penghuni hutan itu. Semua hewan
panik dan berlari ketakutan menghindari badai yang datang tersebut.
Keesokan harinya, matahari muncul dengan sangat hangatnya dan kicauan burung
terdengar dengan merdunya, namun apa yang terjadi? banyak pohon di hutan

tersebut tumbang berserakan sehingga membuat hutan tersebut menjadi hutan

yang berantakan.
Seekor Kepompong sedang menangis dan bersedih akan apa yang telah terjadi di
sebuah pohon yang sudah tumbang. "Hu..huu...betapa sedihnya kita, diterjang
badai tapi tak ada tempat satupun yang aman untuk berlindung..huhu.." sedih sang
Kepompong meratapi keadaan.
Dari balik tanah, muncullah seekor semut yang dengan sombongnya berkata "Hai
kepompong, lihatlah aku, aku terlindungi dari badai kemarin, tidak seperti kau yang
ada diatas tanah, lihat tubuhmu, kau hanya menempel di pohon yang tumbang dan
tidak bisa berlindung dari badai" kata sang Semut dengan sombongnya.
Si Semut semakin sombong dan terus berkata demikian kepada semua hewan yang
ada di hutan tersebut, sampai pada suatu hari si Semut berjalan diatas lumpur
hidup. Si Semut tidak tahu kalau ia berjalan diatas lumpur hidup yang bisa menelan
dan menariknya kedalam lumpur tersebut.
"Tolong...tolong....aku terjebak di lumpur hidup..tolong", teriak si semut. Lalu
terdengar suara dari atas, "Kayaknya kamu lagi sedang kesulitan ya, semut?" si
Semut menengok ke atas mencari sumber suara tadi, ternyata suara tadi berasal
dari seekor kupu-kupu yang sedang terbang diatas lumpur hidup tadi.
"Siapa kau?" tanya si Semut galau. "Aku adalah kepompong yang waktu itu kau
hina" jawab si Kupu-kupu. Semut merasa malu sekali dan meminta bantuan si Kupukupu untuk menolong dia dari lumpur yang menghisapnya. "Tolong aku kupu-kupu,
aku minta maaf waktu itu aku sangat sombong sekali bisa bertahan dari badai cuma
hanya karena aku berlindung dibawah tanah". Si kupu-kupu akhirnya menolong si
Semut dan semutpun selamat serta berjanji ia tidak akan menghina semua makhluk
ciptaan Tuhan yang ada di hutan tersebut.

A long time ago there lived a king who was famed for his wisdom through all
the land. Nothing was hidden from him, and it seemed as if news of the most secret
things was brought to him through the air. But he had a strange custom, every day
after dinner, when the table was cleared, and no one else was present, a trusty
servant had to bring him one more dish. It was covered, however, and even the

servant did not know what was in it, neither did anyone know, for the king never
took off the cover to eat of it until he was quite alone.
This had gone on for a long time, when one day the servant, who took away the
dish, was overcome with such curiosity that he could not help carrying the dish into
his room. When he had carefully locked the door, he lifted up the cover, and saw a
white snake lying on the dish. But when he saw it he could not deny himself the
pleasure of tasting it, so he cut off a little bit and put it into his mouth. No sooner
had it touched his tongue than he heard a strange whispering of little voices outside
his window. He went and listened, and then noticed that it was the sparrows who
were chattering together, and telling one another of all kinds of things which they
had seen in the fields and woods. Eating the snake had given him power of
understanding the language of animals.
Now it so happened that on this very day the queen lost her most beautiful ring,
and suspicion of having stolen it fell upon this trusty servant, who was allowed to go
everywhere. The king ordered the man to be brought before him, and threatened
with angry words that unless he could before the morrow point out the thief, he
himself should be looked upon as guilty and executed. In vain he declared his
innocence, he was dismissed with no better answer.
In his trouble and fear he went down into the courtyard and took thought how to
help himself out of his trouble. Now some ducks were sitting together quietly by a
brook and taking their rest, and, whilst they were making their feathers smooth with
their bills, they were having a confidential conversation together. The servant stood
by and listened. They were telling one another of all the places where they had
been waddling about all the morning, and what good food they had found, and one
said in a pitiful tone, something lies heavy on my stomach, as I was eating in haste I
swallowed a ring which lay under the queen's window. The servant at once seized
her by the neck, carried her to the kitchen, and said to the cook, here is a fine duck,
pray, kill her. Yes, said the cook, and weighed her in his hand, she has spared no
trouble to fatten herself, and has been waiting to be roasted long enough. So he cut
off her head, and as she was being dressed for the spit, the queen's ring was found
inside her.
The servant could now easily prove his innocence, and the king, to make amends
for the wrong, allowed him to ask a favor, and promised him the best place in the
court that he could wish for. The servant refused everything, and only asked for a
horse and some money for traveling, as he had a mind to see the world and go
about a little. When his request was granted he set out on his way, and one day
came to a pond, where he saw three fishes caught in the reeds and gasping for
Now, though it is said that fishes are dumb, he heard them lamenting that they
must perish so miserably, and, as he had a kind heart, he got off his horse and put

the three prisoners back into the water. They leapt with delight, put out their
heads, and cried to him, we will remember you and repay you for saving us. He rode
on, and after a while it seemed to him that he heard a voice in the sand at his feet.
He listened, and heard an ant-king complain, why cannot folks, with their clumsy
beasts, keep off our bodies. That stupid horse, with his heavy hoofs, has been
treading down my people without mercy. So he turned on to a side path and the
ant-king cried out to him, we will remember you one good turn deserves another.
The path led him into a wood, and here he saw two old ravens standing by their
nest, and throwing out their young ones. Out with you, you idle, good-for-nothing
creatures, cried they, we cannot find food for you any longer, you are big enough,
and can provide for yourselves. But the poor young ravens lay upon the ground,
flapping their wings, and crying, oh, what helpless chicks we are. We must shift for
ourselves, and yet we cannot fly. What can we do, but lie here and starve. So the
good young fellow alighted and killed his horse with his sword, and gave it to them
for food. Then they came hopping up to it, satisfied their hunger, and cried, we will
remember you - one good turn deserves another.
And now he had to use his own legs, and when he had walked a long way, he came
to a large city. There was a great noise and crowd in the streets, and a man rode up
on horseback, crying aloud, the king's daughter wants a husband, but whoever
seeks her hand must perform a hard task, and if he does not succeed he will forfeit
his life. Many had already made the attempt, but
in vain, nevertheless when the youth saw the king's daughter he was so overcome
by her great beauty that he forgot all danger, went before the king, and declared
himself a suitor.
So he was led out to the sea, and a gold ring was thrown into it, before his eyes,
then the king ordered him to fetch this ring up from the bottom of the sea, and
added, if you come up again without it you will be thrown in again and again until
you perish amid the waves. All the people grieved for the handsome youth, then
they went away, leaving him alone by the sea.
He stood on the shore and considered what he should do, when suddenly he saw
three fishes come swimming towards him, and they were the very fishes whose
lives he had saved. The one in the middle held a mussel in its mouth, which it laid
on the shore at the youth's feet, and when he had taken it up and opened it, there
lay the gold ring in the shell. Full of joy he took it to the king, and expected that he
would grant him the promised reward.
But when the proud princess perceived that he was not her equal in birth, she
scorned him, and required him first to perform another task. She went down into
the garden and strewed with her own hands ten sacks-full of millet-seed on the
grass, then she said, tomorrow morning before sunrise these must be picked up,

and not a single grain be wanting.

The youth sat down in the garden and considered how it might be possible to
perform this task, but he could think of nothing, and there he sat sorrowfully
awaiting the break of day, when he should be led to death. But as soon as the first
rays of the sun shone into the garden he saw all the ten sacks standing side by side,
quite full, and not a single grain was missing. The ant-king had come in the night
with thousands and thousands of ants, and the grateful creatures had by great
industry picked up all the millet-seed and gathered them into the sacks.
Presently the king's daughter herself came down into the garden, and was amazed
to see that the young man had done the task she had given him. But she could not
yet conquer her proud heart, and said, although he has performed both the tasks,
he shall not be my husband until he has brought me an apple from the tree of life.
The youth did not know where the tree of life stood, but he set out, and would have
gone on for ever, as long as his legs would carry him, though he had no hope of
finding it. After he had wandered through three kingdoms, he came one evening to
a wood, and lay down under a tree to sleep. But he heard a rustling in the
branches, and a golden apple fell into his hand.
At the same time three ravens flew down to him, perched themselves upon his
knee, and said, we are the three young ravens whom you saved from starving,
when we had grown big, and heard that you were seeking the golden apple, we flew
over the sea to the end of the world, where the tree of life stands, and have brought
you the apple. The youth, full of joy, set out homewards, and took the golden apple
to the king's beautiful daughter, who had no more excuses left to make. They cut
the apple of life in two and ate it together, and then her heart became full of love
for him, and they lived in undisturbed happiness to a great age.