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ATU-AT-Motif: Animal Tales 1 - 299

Animal Tales - Wild Animals - The Clever Fox 1 - 69

This page shows how Thompson, AT, and ATU classifications are related. Go here for the full-text of the tales. 
     
ATU Classification Type AT Classification Type  Thompson Motif 
     
ATU 1 The theft of fish AT 1 Fox steals fish by playing dead K371.1. Trickster throws fish off the wagon.
  AT 1* Fox and rabbit steal a basket (now ATU 1) NA
ATU 2 Tail-Fisher AT 2 How the Bear Lost His Tail K1021 The tail fisher.
ATU 2A Torn-off Tails AT 2A Caught by the Tail K1021.1. Tail buried (hair tied)
ATU 2B Basket Tied to Wolf's Tail AT 2B Trickster Drowns His Fishing Partner K1021.2. Basket tied to wolf's tail and filled with stones.
ATU 3 Simulated Injury AT 3 Sham Blood and Brains K473. Sham blood and brains.
ATU 4 Sick Animal Carries Healthy One AT 4 Getting a Ride by Pretending to be Injured K1241. Trickster rides dupe horseback.
ATU 5 Biting the Tree Root AT 5 Biting the Root K543. Biting the foot.
ATU 6 Animal Captor Persuaded to Talk AT 6 Open Your Mouth and Lose Your Meal K561.1 Animal captor persuaded to talk and release victim from his mouth.
ATU 7 The three tree names AT 7 Contest to Name Three Trees N51 Wager: who can call three tree names first.
ATU 8 False Beauty Treatment AT 8 Painting the Bear Red K1013.2 "Painting" on the haycock.
  AT 8A Curly Hair from Boiling Water (now ATU 8) K1013. False beauty-doctor.
ATU 9 The unjust partner AT 9 The unjust partner K1251.1 Holding up the roof.
  AT 9B Dividing the Harvest (now ATU 9) K171.2. Deceptive grain division: the corn and the chaff.
  AT 9C In cooking dinner the fox's porridge is light (now ATU 9) K471. The substituted porridge.
ATU 10*** The Fall Over the Edge AT 10*** Over the edge K891.5.1. Animals (giants) enticed over precipice.
ATU 15 Theft of Food by Playing Godfater AT 15 Stealing the Partner's Butter K372. Playing godfather.
ATU 20A  Animals Caught In a Pit Eat One Another Up AT 20 Eat the Smallest One First (now ATU 20A) K1024. Beginning with the smallest
  AT 20A The Animals in the Pit K1024. Beginning with the smallest
ATU 20C The animals flee in fear of the end of the world AT 20C The animals flee in fear of the end of the world Z43.3. Nut hits cock in head: he thinks world is coming to an end.
ATU 21 Eating his own Entrails AT 21 Eating his own Entrails K1025. Eating his own entrails.
ATU 30 The Fox Tricks the Wolf into Falling into a Pit AT 30 The Fox Leads the Wolf into a Pit NA
ATU 31 Fox Climbs from the Pit on the Wolf's Back AT 31 Escape from a Pit on Another's Back K652. Fox climbs from pit on wolf's back.
ATU 32 The Wolf Descends into the Well in One Bucket and Rescues the Fox in the Other AT 32 One Bucket Down, One Bucket Up K651. Wolf descends into well in one bucket and rescues fox in the other
ATU 33 The Fox Plays Dead and is Thrown out of the Pit and Escapes AT 33 The Fox Plays Dead and Escapes from the Pit K522. Escape by shamming death.
ATU 41 The Wolf Overeats in the Cellar AT 33* Escape by Playing Dead (now ATU 41) K1022.1. Wolf overeats in the cellar (smokehouse).
ATU 41 The Wolf Overeats in the Cellar AT 33** The Fox Plays Dead for a Boat Ride now ATU 41) K1022.1. Wolf overeats in the cellar (smokehouse).
ATU 34 The Wolf Dives into the Water for
     Reflected Cheese
AT 34 Diving for the Moon J1791.3. Diving for cheese.
ATU 34A Dog Drops His Meat for the Reflection AT 34A The Meat in the Water J1791.4. Dog drops his meat for the reflection.
ATU 36 The Fox Rapes the She-Bear AT 36 The Hare Takes Advantage of Mrs. Fox K1384. Female overpowered when caught in tree
            cleft (hole in hedge).
ATU 37 The fox as nursemaid for the Mother Bear AT 37 The Nursemaid Eats the Children K931. Sham nurse kills enemy's children.
ATU 37 The fox as nursemaid for the Mother Bear AT 37* The Fox as Herdsman K931. Sham nurse kills enemy's children.
ATU 38 Claw in Split Tree AT 38 Claw in Split Tree K1111. Dupe puts hand (paws) into cleft of tree (wedge, vise).
ATU 40A The Wolf and the Bell AT 40 Bear Bells Itself by Eating a Belled Horse K1114. Fox rings the bell.
ATU 41 The Wolf Overeats in the Cellar AT 41 Overeating in the Pantry K1022.1. Wolf overeats in the cellar (smokehouse).
ATU 41 The Wolf Overeats in the Cellar AT 41* Overeating in a Hollow Tree (now ATU 41) K1022.1. Wolf overeats in the cellar (smokehouse).
ATU 43 The Bear Builds a House of Wood; the Fox, of Ice AT 43 A House of Wood and a House of Ice J741.1. Bear builds house of wood; fox of ice.
ATU 44 The Oath on the Iron AT 44 The Oath on a Trap K1115. The oath on the iron.
ATU 47A The Fox Hangs Onto the Horse's Tail AT 47A Catching a Horse by the Tail K1022.2. Wolf tied to cow's horns.
ATU 47D Dog Wants to Imitate a Wolf AT 47D The Dog Imitating a Wolf Wants to Slay a Horse NA
ATU 47B Horse Kicks the Wolf in the Teeth AT 47E The Message on the Horseshoe K566. Ass begs wolf to pull thorn out of foot before
          eating him: kicks wolf in mouth.
ATU 48* Flatterer Rewarded, Honest One Punished AT 48* Bear who went to the Monkey for the Gold Chain J815.1. Liar rewarded by the apes.
ATU 49 The bear and the honey AT 49 The Fox, the Bear, and the Wasp's Nest K1023. Getting honey from the wasp-nest.
ATU 50 Curing a Sick Lion AT 50 Curing a Sick Lion K961. Flesh of certain animal alleged to be only cure
           for disease: animal to be killed.
ATU 50A Fox Sees all tracks going int Lion's Den but None Coming Out AT 50A Tracks into the Lion's Den J644.1. Fox sees all tracks going into lion's den
            but none coming out.
ATU 50C Donkey Boasts of Having Kicked the Sick Lion AT 50C Kicking the Dying Lion W121.2.1. Ass insults dying lion.
ATU 51 The Lion's share AT 51 The Lion's share J811.1. The lion's share.
ATU 52 The Donkey without a Heart AT 52 Brainless Ass K402.3. The ass without a heart.
ATU 53 The Fox at Court AT 53 Reynard the Fox at Court J864.2. Fox about to be hanged asks to be
           allowed to see geese.
ATU 55 The Animals Build a Road (Dig Well) AT 55 Keeping the Lazy Animal from the Well A2233.1. Animals refuse to help dig well
             (make road) and are punished.
ATU 56 The Fox Through Sleight Steals the Young Magpies AT 56 The Jackal Steals a Baby Bird K1788. Fox threatens to catch bird, who feeds him her young as appeasement.
ATU 56A Fox Threatens to Cut Down Tree and Get Young Birds  AT 56A Fox Threatens to Cut Down Bird's Tree K1788. Fox threatens to catch bird, who feeds him her young as appeasement.
ATU 56B Fox as Schoolmaster AT 56C Jackal as Schoolmaster (now ATU 56B) K1822.2. †K1822.2. Fox disguised as scholar
ATU 57 Raven with Cheese in his Mouth AT 57 Singing Crow Loses Her Cheese K334.1. The raven with cheese in his mouth.
ATU 59 Fox and the Sour Grapes AT 59 The Fox and the Grapes J871. The fox and the sour grapes.
ATU 60 The Fox and the Crane Invite Each Other AT 60 The Fox and the Stork Exchange Invitations J1565.1. Fox and crane invite each other.
ATU 61 The Fox Persuades the Cock to Crow with Closed Eyes AT 61 The Cock that Closed an Eye on the Fox K721. Cock persuaded to crow with closed eyes
ATU 20D* Pilgrimage of the Animals AT 61A The Fox as Confessor K2027. Fox confesses to cock, then eats him
ATU 61B Cat, Rooster, and Fox AT 61B The Cat, the Cock, and the Fox Live Together K815.15. Cat lures young foxes from den with music.
ATU 62 Peace Among the Animals
    – The Fox and the Rooster
AT 62 Universal Peace J1421. Peace among the animals
ATU 63 The Fox Rids Himself of Fleas AT 63 Fox with Fleas K921. Fox rids himself of fleas.
ATU 2A Torn-off Tails AT 64 Fox without a Tail (now ATU 2A) K1021.1. Tail buried (hair tied)
ATU 65 The She-Fox's Suitors AT 65 Mrs. Fox's Suitors N681.Husband (lover) arrives home just as wife (mistress) is to marry another.
ATU 66A  "Hello House!" AT 66A  "Hello House!" K607.1. The cave call. ("Hello, house!")
ATU 66B Sham Dead (hidden) Animal Betrays Self AT 66B Dead Trickster Shows Signs of Life K607.3. Sham-dead man deceived into making gesture.
ATU 67 Fox in the Swollen River AT 67 Drowning Fox Pretends to be swimming J873. Fox in swollen river claims to be swimming to distant town.
ATU 67** The Fox Caught by Butcher AT 67** The Fox, the Man, and the Fire K634.1. Escape by throwing captor's clothes on the fire.
ATU 68 The Jackal Trapped in the Animal Hide AT 68 Eating an Animal from the Inside K1022.1.1. Jackal eating into elephant's dead body
 becomes a prisoner when it dries up
    K565.2. Jackal entrapped in elephant's carcass tells passing God to show his magic power by making it rain.
ATU 68A The Jug as Trap AT 68A Trapped in a Jug J2131.5.7. Fox trying to drown jug.
ATU 68*  Fox Jeers at the Fox Trap AT 68* Fox Jeers at the Trap J655.2. Fox jeers at fox-trap

Animal Tales - Wild Animals - Other Wild Animals 70 -99

ATU Classification Type  AT Classification Type  Thompson Motif
     
ATU 70 More Cowardly Than the Hare AT 70 More Cowardly Than the Hare J881.1. More timid than the hare.
ATU 71 Contest of Frost and the Hare AT 71 Contest of Frost and the Hare H1541.1. Contest in enduring cold: frost and the hare
ATU 72 The Rabbit Rides Fox A-Courting AT 72 The Rabbit Rides Fox A-Courting K1241. Trickster rides dupe horseback
ATU 72* Hare Emancipates Her Children AT 72* The Hare Instructs His Sones J61. Hare instructs his sons to use their eyes to advantage.
ATU 73 Blinding the Guard AT 73 Blinding the Guard K621. Escape by blinding the guard.
ATU 75 The Help of the Weak AT 75 Mouse Rescues the Lion B371.1. Lion spared mouse: mouse grateful.
ATU 76 The Wolf and the Crane AT 76 The Wolf and the Crane W154.3. Crane pulls bone from wolf's throat: wolf refuses payment.
ATU 77 The Stag Admires Himself in a Spring AT 77 Stag is Captured by His Antlers L461. Stag scorns his legs but is proud of his horns
ATU 78 Animal Tied to Another for Safety AT 78 Tied Together In Life and Death K713.1.2. Animal allows himself to be tied to another for safety.
ATU 78A Tied Up Becase of a Storm AT 78A Tied Up Against a Storm K713.1.1. Animal allows himself to be tied so as
               to avoid being carried off by storm.
ATU 85 The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage AT 85 Mouse, Bird, and the Sausage J512.7. Mouse, bird, and sausage keep house together
ATU 91 The Heart of a Monkey as Medicine AT 91 Monkey's Heart K544. Escape by alleged possession of external soul.
ATU 92 The Lion Dives for His Own Reflection AT 92 Lion in the Water K1715.1. Weak animal shows strong his own
              reflection and frightens him.
ATU 93 The Master Taken Seriously AT 93 When a Threat is to be taken Seriously J1031. Grain will be cut when farmer attends to it himself.

Animal Tales - Wild and Domestic animals 100 -149

ATU Classification Type  AT Classification Type  Thompson Motif
     
ATU 100 The Wolf is Caught Because of His Singing AT 100 Wolf, Guest of the Dog, Sings J581.1. Wolf as dog's guest sings.
ATU 101 The Old Dog as Rescuer the Child (Sheep)  AT 101 Old Dog Rescues the Child K231.1.3. The dog refuses to help the wolf.
ATU 102 The Dog as Wolf's Shoemaker AT 102 Fox Makes Clothes for the Wolf K254.1. Dog as wolf's shoemaker eats up the materials
ATU 103 War between Wild Animals and Domestic Animals ATU 103 War between Wild Animals and Domestic Animals B262. War between domestic and wild animals.
ATU 103A Cat as She-Fox's Husband AT 103A The Cat and the Fox Get Married B281.9.1. The cas vixen's husband.
ATU 103A* Cat Claims to be King and Receives Food from Other Animals AT 103A* Cat as the King of Beasts NA
ATU 103 War between Wild Animals and Domestic Animals AT 104 War Between the Village Animals and the Forest Animals (now ATU 103) B262. War between domestic and wild animals.
ATU 105 Cat's Only Trick AT 105 Cat's Only Trick J1662. The cat's only trick.
ATU 105* Hedgehogs Only trick AT 105* Hedgehogs Only trick K522. Escape by shamming death.
ATU 106 Animal's Conversation AT 106 Talking Like an Animal NA
ATU 110 Belling the Cat AT 110 Belling the Cat J671.1. Belling the cat.
ATU 111 The Cat and the Mouse Converse AT 111 Cat and Mouse Converse K561.1.1. Cfails to be beguiled into releasing mouse.
ATU 111A Wolf Unjustly Accuses Lamb and Eats Him AT 111A Wolf and the Lamb U31. Wolf unjustly accuses lamb and eats him.
ATU 111A* Drunkard's Promise AT 111A* Drunkard's Promise NA
ATU 112 Country Mouse Visits the Town Mouse AT 112 Town Mouse and the Country Mouse J211.2. Town mouse and country mouse.
ATU 113A Pan is Dead AT 113A King O' the Cats B342. Cleaves house when report is made
 of death of one of his companions.
ATU 113B Cat as Sham Holy Man AT 113B Cat as a Holy Man K815.13. Cmakes truce with mice.
ATU 119B* Horse's Defense Against Wolves AT 119B* United We Stand, Divided We Fall J1022. Fight of lions and bulls.
ATU 120 The First to See the Sunrise AT 120 Wager to See the Sunrise First K52. Contest in seeing sunrise first.
ATU 121 Wolves Climb on Top of One Another AT 121 Ladder of Wolves J2133.6. Wolves climb on top of one another to tree:  lowest runs away and all fall.
ATU 122 Animal Loses His Prey Because his Victim Can Escape by False Plea AT 122 Trickster Escapes K550. Escape by false plea.
ATU 122A Wolf Seeks Breakfast AT 122A Don't Eat an Unbaptized Pig!  K551.8. Wolf kept door until children have been christened
ATU 122B Rat Persuades Cat to Wash Face Before Eating AT 122B Rat Persuades Cat to Wash Face Before Eating K562. Rat persuades cat to wash face before eating: escapes.
ATU 122C Sheep Persuades the Wolf to Sing AT 122C Music Before Dinner, But No Dinner K561.2. Sheep persuade the wolf to sing
ATU 122D Caught Animal Promises Captor Better Prey AT122D I'll Bring You Better Game K553.1. "Let me catch you better game.
ATU 123E Wait for the Fat Goat AT 122E Wait for the Bigger Goat K553.2. Wait for the fatter goat.
ATU 122F "Wait till I am Fat Enough" AT 122F Eat Me When I'm Fatter K553. "Wait till I get fat."
ATU 122G "Wash Me" (Soak Me) before Eating AT 122G Soaking Off the Turtle's Shell K553.5. "Soak me in the pond so thI will be juicy.
ATU 123 Wolf and the Kids AT 123 Wolf and the Kids K1832. Disguise by changing voice.
    F913. Victims rescued from swallower's belly
    Q426. Wolf cut open and filled with stones as punishment.
ATU 123B Wolf in Sheep's Clothing Gains Admission to the Fold AT 123B Wolf in Sheep's Clothing K828.1.Fox in sheepskin gains admission to fold and kills sheep.
ATU 124 Blowing the House In AT 124 Blowing the House In
(3 Pigs)
Z81. Blowing the house in.
ATU 125 The Wolf Flees from the Wolf-head AT 125 Frightening Wolves with a Wolf's Head K1715.3. The wolf flees from the wolf-head.
ATU 126 Sheep Chases the Wolf AT 126 Goat Frightens a Lion K1715. Weak animal (man) makes large one (ogre) believe that he has eaten many of the large one's companions.
ATU 130 Animals in New Quarters (Bremen Town Musicians) AT 130 Outcast Animals Find a New Home B296. Animals go a-journeying.
    K335. Thief frightens owner from goods.
    K1161. Animals hidden in various parts of a house attack owner with their characteristic powers and kill him when he enters.
ATU 130A Animals Build Themselves a House AT 130A Outcast Animals Build a New Home NA
ATU 131 Tiger as False Friend to the Cow AT 131 Tiger as False Friend to the Cow J427. Association of cow and tiger: tiger eats cow as soon as she is hungry.
ATU 132 Goat Admires his Horns in the Water AT 132 Goat Admires his Horns in the Water K1775. Bluff: insult repeated as harmless remark.
ATU 136 Wolf Surprises Pig in Apple Tree AT 136 Wolf Surprises Pig in Apple Tree K1043. Dupe induced to eat sharp (stinging, bitter) fruit.
ATU 137 The Filthy Hog and the Clean Fish 137 The Filthy Hog and the Clean Fish NA

Animal Tales - Wild Animals and Humans 150 - 199

ATU Classification Type  AT Classification Type  Thompson Motif
     
ATU 150 The Bird's Three Precepts AT 150 Captured Bird Buys Freedom with Advice K604. The three teachings of the bird (fox).
    J21.14. "Never try to reach the unattainable"
    J21.13. "Never believe what is beyond belief"
    J21.12. "Rue not a thing that is past"
ATU 151 Man Teaches Wild Animal to Play Fiddle AT 151 Music Lessons for Wild Animals K1111.0.1. Dupe wishing to learn to play fiddle has finger caught in cleft of tree.
ATU 152 Plowman and the Animals AT 152 Man Paints the Bear K1013.3. "Painting" with a red hot iron.
ATU 153 The Gelding of the Bear and the Fetching of Salve AT 153 The Gelding of the Bear and the Fetching of Salve K1012.1. Making the dupe strong -- by castration.
ATU 154 Fox and His Members AT 154 Sackful of Dogs J2351.1. Fox holds conversation with his members, attracts attention, and is caught.
ATU 155 Ungrateful Snake Returned to Captivity AT 155 Tiger is Tricked Back into Captivity J1172.3. Ungrateful animal returned to captivity.
ATU 156 Androcles and the Lion AT 156 Androcles and the Lion B381. Thorn removed from lion's paw (Androcles and the Lion)
ATU 156A Faith of the Lion AT 156A Faithful Lion B301.8. Faithful lion follows man who saved him.
ATU 157 Animals Learn to Fear Men AT 157 Learning to Fear Man J17. Animal learns through experience to fear men.
ATU 157A Lion Searches for Man AT 157A Lion in Search of the Man J22.1. Precept of the lion to his sons: beware of man.
ATU 159A Animals Warm Selves at Charcoal Burner's Fire AT 159A Animals and the Charcoal Burner NA
ATU 159B Enmity of Lion and Man AT 159B Why the Lion Hates the Man W185.6. Insult worse than wound.
ATU 160 Grateful Animals ; Ungrateful M1an AT 160 Grateful Animals and Ungrateful Man Are Rescued from Pit W154.8. Grateful animals; ungrateful man
ATU 161 Farmer Betrays Fox by Pointing AT 161 Betrayed by the Pointing Finger K2315. Peasant betrays fox by pointing.
ATU 161A* Bear with the Wooden Leg AT 161A* Bear with the Wooden Paw NA
ATU 162 Master Looks More Closely Than the Farmhand AT 162 Master Sees the Hidden Stag J1032. Stag found by master when overlooked by servants.
ATU 163 The Singing Wolf AT 163 Singing Wolf Z33.4.2. The singing wolf.
ATU 170 The fox eats his fellow-lodger AT 170 Fox eats Fellow-lodger K443.7. Fox eats his fellow-lodger: accuses another and demands damages.
  AT 171 Three Bears (proposed by Ashlimann) NA
ATU 173 Human and Animal Life Spans are Readjusted  AT 173 Men, Animals and the Span of Life A1321. Men and animals readjust span of life
ATU 175 The Tarbaby and the Rabbit AT 175 Tarbaby and the Rabbit K741. Capture by tarbaby.
ATU 178 The Faithful Animal Rashly Killed AT 178 Killing the Animal That Has Saved Your Life NA
ATU 178A Innocent Dog AT 178A Llewellyn and His Dog Gellert B331.2. Llewellyn and his dog.
ATU 179 What the bear whispered in his ear AT 179 What the Bear Whispered J1488. What the bear whispered in his ear.

Animal Tales - Domestic Animals 200 - 219

ATU Classification Type  AT Classification Type  Thompson Motif
     
ATU 200 The Dogs Certificate AT 200 Why Dogs Dislike Cats A2281.1. Cat loses dog's certificate: enmity between cats and dogs.
ATU 200A Dog Loses a Certificate AT 200A Dog with the Letter Under His Tail A2275.5.5. Dog loses his patent right; seeks it: why dogs look at one another under the tail.
ATU 200B Why Dogs Sniff One Another AT 200B Dog with Pepper Under his Tail A2232.8. Dog's embassy to Zeus chased forth; dogs seek ambassador: why dogs sniff each other under leg.
ATU 200C* Enmity between Hare and Dog AT 200C* Why Dogs Chase Hares. A2494.4.4. Enmity between dog and rabbit.
ATU 201 The Lean Dog Prefers Liberty to Abundant Food and a Chain AT 201 Dog and the Wolf L451.3. Wolf prefers liberty and hunger to dog's servitude and plenty.
ATU 202 Two Stubborn Goats AT 202 Two Stubborn Goats W167.1. Two stubborn goats meet each other on a bridge.
ATU 204 Animals in Peril at Sea 204 Sheep, duck and cock in peril at sea J1711.1. Animals helpless in sea-voyage together
ATU 206 Straw Threshed a second Time 206 Straw Threshed a second Time J2362. Talkative animals incense master.
ATU 207 Rebellion of the Work Animals 207 Rebellion of the Work Animals K1633. Cock's advice proves disastrous to himself
ATU 207 Donkey Induces Overworked Ox to Feign Sickness AT 207A Ass Persuades the Ox to Play Sick NA
ATU 207B Hard-hearted Horse and Donkey AT 207B Hard-Hearted Horse and the Ass J2413.1. Ass tries to caress his master like the dog
ATU 207C Animals Ring Bell and Demand Justice AT 207C Bell of Justice B271.3. Animals ring bell and demand justice.
ATU 210 Rooster, Hen, Duck, Pin, and Needle on a Journey AT 210 Traveling Animals and the Wicked Man K1161. Animals hidden in various parts of a house attack owner with their characteristic powers and kill him when he enters.
ATU 211 Two Donkeys and their Loads AT 211 Ass with His Load of Salt and Sponges J1612. The lazy ass repaid in kind.
ATU 212 The Lying Goat AT 212 Goat that Lied K1151. The lying goat.
ATU 214 Donkey Tries to Caress his Master AT 214 Ass that Behaved Like a Lap Dog J2413.1. Ass tries to caress his master like the dog
ATU 214A Singing Donkey and Dancing Camel AT 214A Singing Ass and Dancing Camel J2133.1. Camel with ass on his back dances.
ATU 214B Donkey in the Lion's Skin AT 214B Ass in a Lion's Skin J951.1. Ass in lion's skin unmasked when he raises his voice.

Animal Tales - Other Animals and Objects 220 - 299

ATU Classification Type  AT Classification Type  Thompson Motif
     
ATU 221 The Election of King of Brids AT 221 Wren Becomes King of the Birds B236.1. Election of king of birds.
ATU 222 War between Birds (Insects) and Quadrupeds AT 222 War Between Birds and Beasts B261. War of birds and quadrupeds.
ATU 222A Bat in the War Between Birds and Quadrupeds AT 222A Bat in the War Between Birds and Beasts B261.1. Bat in war of birds and quadrupeds
ATU 225 Crane Teaches the Fox to Fly AT 225 Ground Animal Learns to Fly K1041. Borrowed feathers.
ATU 225A Tortoise Lets Itself be Carried by Birds AT 225A Tortoise Flies to a New Home J2357. Tortoise speaks and loses his hold on the stick.
ATU 227 Geese ask for Respite for Prayer AT 227 Geese's Eternal Prayer K551.1. Respite from death granted until prayer is finished.
ATU 228 A Little Bird Tries to be Bigger AT 228 Cricket in the Elephants Ear L315.1. Bird flies into large animal's ear and kills him.
ATU 231 The Heron and the Fish AT 231  The Crane, The Fish, and The Crab J657.3. Crane persuades fish to let him change him from one lake into another: he eats fish
ATU 232D* Crow Drops Pebbles into a Water Jug AT 232D* Crow and the Pitcher J101. Crow drops pebbles into water jug so as to be able to drink.
ATU 233B Birds Fly Off with the Net AT 233 Birds in a Net K581.4.1. Birds caught in net fly away with it.
ATU 233C The Swallow and the Hemp-Seeds AT 233C Birds and the Hemp Seeds J621.1. The swallow and the hemp-seeds.
ATU 234 The Nightingale and the Blindworm AT 234 Nightengale Borrows the Blindworm's Eye A2241.5. Nightingale borrows blindworm's eye
ATU 234A* Birds Brew Beer AT 234A* Bird Brews Beer  
ATU 235 The Jay Borrows the Cuckoo's Skin AT 235 Bird's Beauty Contest A2241. Animal characteristics: borrowing and not returning.
ATU 236 Magpie Teaches the Dove to Build a Nest AT 236 Magpie Teaches Nest Building A2271.1. Thrush teaches dove to build nest.
ATU 236* Misc Tales with Imitation of Bird Sounds AT 236* Imitating Bird Sounds A1952. Creation of hoopoe.
ATU 237 The Talking Parrot AT 237 Parrot is Punished for Telling the Truth J2211.2. Why the sow was muddy.
ATU 242 The Crow's Oath AT 242 Crow Captures Frog with Kind Word K815. Victim lured by kind words approaches trickster and is killed.
ATU 244 Raven in Borrowed Feathers AT 244 Borrowed Feathers J951.2. Jay in peacock's (pigeon's) skin unmasked.
ATU 244A* Crane and the Heron AT 244A* Crane and Heron Woo Each Other  
ATU 244C* Raven Drowns His Young Who Promise to Aid Him When He Becomes Old AT 244C* Raven Kills Young Who Promise Too Much J267.1. Raven drowns his young who promise to aid him when he becomes old.
ATU 247 Each Mother Likes Her Own Children Best AT 247 Each Bird's Child is the Prettiest T681. Each likes his own children best.
ATU 248 The Dog and the Sparrow AT 248 Man, Dog, and Bird N261. Train of troubles from sparrow's vengeance.
ATU 250A Flounder's Crooked Mouth AT 250A Flounder's Crooked Mouth A2231.1.2. Discourteous answer: flounder's crooked mouth.
ATU 253 The Fish in the Net AT 253 Little Fish Escapes Through the Net L331. Little fishes escape from the net.
ATU 275 The Race between Two Animals AT 275 Race Between the Fox and Lobster K11. Race won by deception.
ATU 275A Race Between Tortoise and Hare AT 275A Race Between Tortoise and Hare K11.3. Hare and tortoise race: sleeping hare
ATU 275C Race Between Hare and  Hedgehog AT 275A* Race Between Hedgehog and Hare (ATU 275C) K11.1. Race won by deception: relative helpers.
ATU 276 Crab Walks Backwards: Learned from his Parents AT 276 Crab that Walked Sideways J1063.1. Mother crab blames her children for not walking straight.
ATU 277 King of the Frogs AT 277 Frogs and Their Two Kings J643.1. Frogs demand a live king.
ATU 277A Frog Tries in Vain to be as Big as an Ox AT 277A Frog that wanted to be as large as an ox J955.1. Frog tries in vain to be as big as ox
ATU 278 Frog and Mouse Tied Together AT 278 Rat and Frog Tie Hands Together to Cross Marsh J681.1. Rat and frog tie paws together to cross marsh
ATU 278A Frog Persists in Living in Puddle on Road 278A Frog Persists Living in a Puddle on Road J652.1. Frog persists in living in puddle on road.
ATU 278A* Frogs Decide Not to Jump in Well AT 278A* Frogs Decide Not to Jump in Well J752.1. Frogs decide not to jump into the well.
ATU 279* Snake Trying to Surround Crab Refuses to Straighten Himself AT 279* Snake Embraces Crab J1053. Snake disregards warnings to improve his manners: eaten by crab.
ATU 280 The Ant Carries a Load as Large as Himself AT 280 The Ant Carries a Load as Large as Himself A2251.1. Ant carries load as heavy as himself.
ATU 280A Ant and the Cricket AT 280A Ant and the Grasshopper J711.1. Ant and lazy cricket (grasshopper).
ATU 283 Spider and the Fly AT 283 Spider Invites Fly to Rest on her Curtain K815.2. Spider invites wasp (fly) to rest on her "white curtain"
ATU 285 The child and the snake AT 285 Child and the Snake B391.1. Child feeds snake from its milk-bottle.
ATU 285B* Snake Stays in the Man's Stomach AT 285B* Woman who Swallowed a Snake B784.2.1.1. Snake (frog) in human body enticed out by milk (water).
ATU 285A Man and the Wounded Snake AT 285D Man and Snake Become Enemies (now 285A) J15. Serpent (bird) having injured man refuses reconciliation.
ATU 285E Snake Tries to Bite on a File AT 285E Snake Tries to Bite on a File J552.3. Serpent (weasel) tries to bite a file.
ATU 289 Bat, Diver, and Thornbush Shipwrecked AT 289 Bat, Bramble, and Coot are Shipwrecked A2275.5.3. Bat, diver, and thornbush shipwrecked.
ATU 291 Deceptive Tug-of-war AT 291 Deceptive Tug-of-War K22. Deceptive tug-of-war.
ATU 292 Ass Tries to Get a Cricket's Voice AT 292 Locusts Teach Ass to Sing J512.8. Ass tries to get a cricket's voice.
ATU 293 Debate of the Belly and the Members AT 293 Body Parts Debate J461.1. The belly and the members.
ATU 294 The Months and the Seasons AT 294 Months and Seasons NA
ATU 295 The Bean (Mouse), the Straw and the Coal AT 295 Straw, Coal, and Bean F1025.1. Bean, straw, and coal go journeying.
ATU 296 Clay Pot and Brass Pot in River AT 296 Clay Pot and Brass Pot in River J425.1. Earthen and brazen pots in river.
ATU 298 Contest of Wind and Sun AT 298 Contest Between Wind and Sun L351. Contest of wind and sun.
ATU 298C* Reeds Bend before Wind (Flood) AT 298C* Reed bends, bur Tree Uprooted by Wind J832. Reeds bend before wind (flood).
ATU 299 Mountain Gives Birth to a Mouse AT 299 Mountain Gives Birth to a Mouse U114. Mountain in labor brings forth a mouse.