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Linked ATU Tales: ATU 1- 299 Animal Tales

ATU 1-299 Animal Tales

ATU Title AT Title Origin
ATU 1 The theft of fish 1 The Wolf and the Fox French
  1 Fox in Inishkea Irish
  1 Fish Thief Japanesse
  1 Tub of Butter Canadian
  1 Fox and Lapp Lapp
  1 Reynard and Bruin European
ATU 1 (formerly AT1*) 1* Fox and the Hare in Winter German
  1* Fox and the Magpie British
  1* Hare, Badger, Monkey, and Otter Japanesse
ATU 2 Tail-Fisher 2 Rabbit and Fox go fishing African-American
  2 Reynard and Bruin European
  2 Fox and Lapp Lapp
  2 Why the Bear is Stumpy-taIIed Norse
  2 Fox and the Magpie British
  2 The Wolf and the Fox French
ATU 2B Basket Tied to Wolf's Tail 2B Fox and the Wolf Go a-Fishing Greek
ATU 3 Simulated Injury 3 Fish Thief Japanesse
ATU 4 Sick Animal Carries Healthy One 4 Vixen Chilean
  4 Tiger Becomes a Riding Horse African-American
ATU 5 Biting the Tree Root 5 Reynard and Bruin European
ATU 6 Animal Captor Persuaded to Talk 6 Liar Mvkang and the Water Snake burma
  6 Cock and the Fox Norwegian
ATU 7 The three tree names 7 Bear the the Fox Who Made a Bet Norwegian
ATU 9 The unjust partner 9 Monkey and the Crab Japanesse
  9 Fox and the Heron Irish
  9 Dove and the Fox Italian
ATU 9 The Unjust Partner (formerly AT 9B) 9B Fox and the Wolf German
ATU 15 Theft of Food by Playing Godfater 15 Cat and Mouse in Partnership Unattributed
  15 Bruin and Reynard Norse
  15 Fox and the Heron Irish
  15 Tub of Butter Canadian
  15 Cat and Mouse in Partnership German
  15 Reynard and Bruin European
  15 The Wolf and the Fox French
  15 Rabbit fool the Panther African-American
  15 Little Hen and Little Cock German
  15 Mrs. Fox and Mr. Wolf Italian
ATU 20A Animals Caught In a Pit Eat One Another Up 20 Six Hungry Beasts Finnish
  20 Lion in the Well African-American
  20a Beasts in a Pit Russian
AT 20B Man is Caught in His Own Trap (no ATU) 20B Six Hungry Beasts Finnish
ATU 20C The animals flee in fear of the end of the world 20C The Cock and Hen that went to the Dovrefell Norse
ATU 20D* Pilgramage of the Animals 20D* Nun Vixen Greek
ATU 32 The Wolf Descends into the Well in One Bucket and Rescues the Fox in the Other 32 Fox and Wolf Spanish
  32 The Wolf and the Fox in the Well French
  32 Fox and Rabbit in the Well African-American
ATU 41 The Wolf Overeats in the Cellar 33* Father of a Hundred Tricks Arab
  33** Fox in Inishkea Irish

 

ATU 34 The Wolf Dives into the Water for Reflected Cheese 34 Wolf, the Laborer, the Fox and the Cheese British
  34 Rabbit and the Coyote Mexican
  34 The Wolf and the Fox in the Well French
  34 Fox and Wolf Spanish
ATU 36 The Fox Rapes the She-Bear 36 Rabbit and the Fox Mexican
ATU 37 The fox as nursemaid for the Mother Bear 37 Six Hungry Beasts Finnish
  37 Little Boy-Bear Nurses the Alligator Children African-American
  37* The Fox as Herdsman Norse
ATU 41 The Wolf Overeats in the Cellar 41 Struggle Between the Wolf and the Fox German
  41 The Wolf and the Fox French
  41 The Wolf and the Fox German
ATU 47A The Fox Hangs Onto the Horse's Tail 47A The Fox and the Horse German
ATU 49 The bear and the honey 49 Brer Rabbit's Riddle African-American
ATU Wasp Nest as King's Drum 49A Rabbit and the Coyote Mexican
ATU 50 Curing a Sick Lion 50 Liver of the Wise and Liver of the Foolish Egyptian
  50 Lion, Wolf, and Fox Greek
ATU 51 The Lion's share 51 Division of the Prey Arab
ATU 55 The Animals Build a Road (Dig Well) 55 Golden-Haired Beauty Chilean
  55 Jackal and Spring African
ATU 56 The Fox Through Sleight Steals the Young Magpies 56 Fox and the Magpie British
  56 Jackal, Dove and Panther African
  56 Mountain Hen and Fox German
  56 The Fox and the Blackbird French
ATU 56A Fox Threatens to Cut Down Tree and Get Young Birds 56A Fox and The Woodpecker Russian
  56A Six Hungry Beasts Finnish
ATU 56B Fox as Schoolmaster 56C Father of a Hundred Tricks Arab
  56C Jackal, Dove and Panther African
ATU 56B Fox as School Master 56D Jackal, Dove and Panther African
ATU 57 Raven with Cheese in his Mouth 57 Jackal and a Crocodile Indian
  57 Fox and the Crow Indian
ATU 59 Fox and the Sour Grapes 59 Signifying Monkey African-American
ATU 60 The Fox and the Crane Invite Each Other 60 Fox and the Crane Russian
  60 Hospitality of Abu L'Hssein Arab
  60 Fox and Stork Greek
ATU 61 The Fox Persuades the Cock to Crow with Closed Eyes 61 Nun Vixen Greek
ATU 20D* Pilgrimage of the Animals 61A Fox Confessor Russian
  61A Fox Confessor Russian
ATU 61B Cat, Rooster, and Fox 61B The Cat, the Cock, and the Fox Russian
ATU 62 Peace Among the Animals 62 Rooster, Fox, and Dog Greek
  62 Rabbit and the Dog African-American
ATU 62* Forbidden to Sit in Trees 62* Fox and the Woodcock Russian
ATU 2A Torn-off Tails 64 Knotter of Tails Arab
ATU 65 The She-Fox's Suitors 65 Mrs. Fox's Wedding German
ATU 66A "Hello House!" 66A Rabbit and the Coyote Mexican
ATU 66B Sham Dead (hidden) Animal Betrays Self 66B Anansi Plays Dead African-American
ATU 67** The Fox Caught by Butcher 67** Fox and the Ranger Irish
ATU 68 The Jackal Trapped in the Animal Hide 68 Crawling into the Elephant's Belly African-American

 

ATU 72 The Rabbit Rides Fox A-Courting 72 Tiger Becomes a Riding Horse African-American
  72 Riding-Horse African-American
  72 Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Frog Make Mr. Fox and Mr. Bear their Riding Horses African-American
ATU 72* Hare Emancipates Her Children 72* Two Women or Twelve Men Irish
ATU 73 Blinding the Guard 73 Fox and Lapp Lapp
  73 "Trouble" Coming Down the Road African-American
  73 Tricking All the Kings African-American
ATU 78A Tied Up Becase of a Storm 78A Mouse and the Fox Peruvian
ATU 85 The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage 85 Tale of the Little Sausage and the Little Mouse German
  85 The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage German
  85 Mouse , Sausage and the Bird United States
ATU 91 The Heart of a Monkey as Medicine 91 Woodcutter without a Brain Arab
  91 Heart of a Monkey African
  91 Monkey's Liver Japanesse
ATU 92 The Lion Dives for His Own Reflection 92 Lion in the Well African-American
ATU 93 The Master Taken Seriously 93 When a Magyar Gets Really Angry Hungarian
AT 100* Parrot and the Hawk (no ATU) 100* Parrot Tales British
  100* Hawk and the Parrot British
ATU 101 The Old Dog as Rescuer the Child (Sheep) 101 Old Sultan German
  101 The Bear, the Dog,and the Cat Russian
ATU 103A* Cat Claims to be King and Receives Food from Other Animals 103A* Cecus-Becus Berneusz Hungarian
ATU 103 War between Wild Animals and Domestic Animals 104 Struggle Between the Wolf and the Fox German
ATU 105 Cat's Only Trick 105 The Fox and the Cat German
ATU 105* Hedgehogs Only trick 105* Father of a Hundred Tricks Arab
  105* Hedgehog and Fox Greek
ATU 106 Animal's Conversation 106 Sow and Her Banbh Irish
ATU 110 Belling the Cat 110 Belling the Cat British
  110 Brother Rabbit Takes a Walk African-American
ATU 111 The Cat and the Mouse Converse 111 Catties sit in the Kiln-Ring spinning British
  111 Mouse and Mouser British
ATU 111A* Drunkard's Promise 111A* Dutch Courage British
  111A* Mouse in the Ale-cask British
ATU 112 Country Mouse Visits the Town Mouse 112 House Mouse the the Country Mouse Norwegian
ATU 112 Country Mouse Visits the Town Mouse 112 Palace Mouse and the Garden Mouse Italian
ATU 113A Pan is Dead 113A We Had one of them in the house of a while Irish
  113A King of Cats British
  113A Cats are Queer Articles Irish
  113A The King 'o the Cats English
  113A Manyo is Dead Hungarian
ATU 113B Cat as Sham Holy Man 113B Harnit and the Bittle British
  113B Cat Who Went to Mecca Arab
  113B Cat Who Went to Mecca Arab
  113B Harnit and the Bittle British

 

ATU 121 Wolves Climb on Top of One Another 121 The Scalded Wolf French
  121 Scalded Wolf French
  121 Dexterity of a Squirrel Indian
ATU 122 Animal Loses His Prey Because his Victim Can Escape by False Plea 122 Dancing the River African-American
  122 No Chicken Tonight African-American
ATU 122A Wolf Seeks Breakfast 122A Foolish Wolf Russian
ATU 122B Rat Persuades Cat to Wash Face Before Eating 122B Story of Pebet Indian
  122B* Mountain Hen and Fox German
  122B* Pious Cat Arab
ATU 123E Wait for the Fat Goat 122E Little Mangy One Arab
  122E Three Kids, the Billy Goat, and the Wolf Hungarian
  122E The Three Billy-Goats Gruff Norse
ATU 122F "Wait till I am Fat Enough" 122F Story of Halfman African
ATU 47B Horse Kicks the Wolf in the Death (subsumed AT 122J) 122J Wolf, Fox, and Ass Greek
ATU 122M* Ram Runs Straight into the Wolf's Stomach 122M* Foolish Wolf Russian
ATU 122Z Other Trips to Escape from Being Eaten 122Z Licence to Steal African-American
ATU 123 Wolf and the Kids 123 The Goat Who Lied French
  123 The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids German
  123 The Goat , the Kids , and the Wolf French
  123 Cutta Cord-La African-American
  123 The Golden Chain from Heaven Japanesse
ATU 124 Blowing the House In 124 Deukie and the Tod British
  124 The Story of the Three Little Pigs English
  124 Fox and the Geese British
  124 Three Little Pigs British
  124 Three Little Pigs Unattributed
  124 Three Cottages Italian
  124 Little Geese Italian
  124 Fox and the Pixies British
  124 Three wee Pigs British
ATU 125 The Wolf Flees from the Wolf-head 125 Ram. the cat, the twelve wolves Russian
ATU 126 Sheep Chases the Wolf 126 Two Close Calls Arab
ATU 130 Animals in New Quarters (Bremen Town Musicians) 130 How Jack Went to Seek his Fortune English
  130 Struggle Between the Wolf and the Fox German
  130 Mr Korbes the Fox British
  130 The Four Friends French
  130 Ram and the Pig Who Went Into the Woods Norwegian
  130 How the Animals Kept the Lions Away Arab
  130 Jack and his Comrades Celtic
  130 The Tale of Nung-kua-ma Chinese
  130 Bull, the Tup, the Cock and the Steg British
  130 How Jack went to seek his Fortune British
  130 Street Musicians German
  130 The Bremen Town Musicians German
ATU 130A Animals Build Themselves a House 130A Ram who lost half his skin Russian
  130A Bear and the cock Russian
ATU 136A* Confession of Animals 136A* Biyera Well Egyptian
ATU 150 The Bird's Three Precepts 150 Laborer and the Nightengale British

 

ATU 151 Man Teaches Wild Animal to Play Fiddle 151 Marvellous Musician German
  151 The Strange Musician German
  151 Cat, Lion, and Man Greek
ATU 152* The Wife Scalds the Wolf 152* Scalded Wolf French
ATU 152A* Wife Scalds the Wolf 152A* The Scalded Wolf French
ATU 154 Fox and His Members 154 How the Ewe Outwitted the Jackal Arab
  154 Snow White and fpx Russian
  154 Peasant, the bear, and the fox Russian
  154 Fox as mourner Russian
  154 Well Done and III Paid Norse
  154 Man, Snake, and Fox Greek
ATU 155 Ungrateful Snake Returned to Captivity 155 Good Is Repaid with Evil Mexican
  155 The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal Indian
  155 The Great Flood Chinese
  155 Son-of-Adam and the Crocodile Egyptian
  155 Man, Snake, and Fox Greek
  155 Who Is Blessed with the Realm, Riches, and Honor? Israeli
  155 Ungrateful Snake, the Fox, and the Man Greek
  155 Inside Again European
  155 The Trouble with Helping Out African-American
  155 Old favors are soon forgotten Russian
ATU 156 Androcles and the Lion 156 Androcles and the Lion European
  156 Wolf's Reward Japanesse
ATU 157 Animals Learn to Fear Men 157 Son-of-Adam and the Lion Egyptian
  157 The Wolf and the Soldier French
  157 "Trouble" Coming Down the Road African-American
  157 The Sparrow and His Four Children German
  157 Bear, Fox and Man German
  157 Wolf and the Man German
  157 Cat, Lion, and Man Greek
  157 Meeting Man African-American
  157 Why the Buzzard is Bald African-American
ATU 159A Animals Warm Selves at Charcoal Burner's Fire 159A The Charcoal Burner French
ATU 159B Enmity of Lion and Man 159B OldWoodcutter and the Lion Greek
ATU 160 Grateful Animals; Ungrateful Man 160 Grateful Beasts British
  160 How a Dove and a Snake Took Pity on Man Israeli
  160 Treachery of Man Arab
ATU 161A* Bear with the Wooden Leg 161A* Bear Russian
ATU 163 The Singing Wolf 163 Wolf Russian
ATU 2034F Clever Animal and the Fortunate Exchanges (formerly AT 170A) 170A Sparrow Egyptian
ATU 2034F Clever Animal and the Fortunate Exchanges (formerly AT 170A) 170A It Started with a Thorn Armenian
AT 171 (new Ashliman classification) 171 The Story of the Three Bears English
  171 Story of the Three Bears English
  171 The Story of the Three Bears English
  171 Story of the Three Bears English

 

ATU 173 Human and Animal Life Spans are Readjusted 173 Span of a Man's Life Israeli
  173 Duration of Life German
  173 Ages of Man Polish
ATU 175 The Tarbaby and the Rabbit 175 Mouse and the Fox Peruvian
  175 Tarbaby Chilean
  175 Tar Baby African-American
  175 Tricking All the Kings African-American
  175 Rabbit and the Coyote Mexican
  175 Bouki and the Rabbit and the Well United States
  175 The Demon with the Matted Hair Indian
ATU 177 Thief and the Tiger 177 Dropping, Rolling, Tail-Peeler Indian
ATU 200A Dog Loses a Certificate 200A Why the Dogs Sniff at Each Other German
ATU 200C* Enmity between Hare and Dog 200C* Why the Dog Chases the Hare Greek
ATU 200D* Why the Cat is Indoors, the Dog Outside in the Cold 200D* Cat and the Dog Irish
ATU 201 The Lean Dog Prefers Liberty to Abundant Food and a Chain 201 Monkey and the Crab Japanesse
AT 201E* Dog Sacrifices Herself for Man (no ATU) 201E* El Rabo US West Virginia
ATU 207 Donkey Induces Overworked Ox to Feign Sickness 207A Ox and Ass Greek
ATU 210 Rooster, Hen, Duck, Pin, and Needle on a Journey 210 Monkey and the Pheasant Japanesse
  210 Herr Korbes German
  210 The Tale of Nung-kua-ma Chinese
  210 Little Hen and Little Cock German
  210 The Tale of Nung-kua-ma Chinese
  210 The Pack of Scoundrels German
ATU 212 The Lying Goat 212 Goat That Lost Half His Skin Hungarian
  212 Skinned Goat German
  212 The Goat Who Lied French
ATU 214A Singing Donkey and Dancing Camel 214A Ass and Camel Greek
ATU 214B Donkey in the Lion's Skin 214B The Ass in the Lion's Skin Indian
ATU 221 The Election of King of Brids 221 King of Birds 1 British
  221 The Wren German
  221 Wren the King of the Birds British
  221 Gathering of the Birds British
ATU 222 War between Birds (Insects) and Quadrupeds 222 The Bear and the Beetle , or The War of the Animals French
  222 King of Birds Arab
  222 The Wren and the Bear German
ATU 225A Tortoise Lets Itself be Carried by Birds 225A The Talkative Tortoise Indian
  225A Fate of the Turtle Indian
  225A Angel Wedding Arab
ATU 227 Geese ask for Respite for Prayer 227 Fox and the Geese German
ATU 228 A Little Bird Tries to be Bigger 228 Greedy Hawk Japanesse
ATU 231 The Heron and the Fish 231 The Cruel Crane Outwitted Indian
ATU 232C* Which Bird is Father? 232C* Fox and the Heron Irish

 

ATU 236 Magpie Teaches the Dove to Build a Nest 236 Wood-Pidgeon's Nest British
  236 Magpie's Nest British
ATU 236* Misc Tales with Imitation of Bird Sounds 236* Crumbs on the Table German
  236* The Bittern and Hoopoe German
  236* The Cock, the Cuckoo, and the Black-Cock Norse
ATU 237 The Talking Parrot 237 Parrot Tales British
  237 Parrot Tales British
ATU 240 Dove Trades Her Eggs 240 Lapwing and Ring Dove British
ATU 242 The Crow's Oath 242 Frog and the Crow British
ATU 1422 Parrot Reports a Wife's Adultery (formerly AT 243) 243 Parrot Tales British
ATU 1422 Parrot Reports a Wife's Adultery (formerly AT 243) 243 Adventures of a Parrot British
ATU 244A* Crane and the Heron 244A* Crane and the heron Russian
AT 244D* Bird and the Hunter's Skull (no ATU) 244D* Yellow Bird Hungarian
ATU 247 Each Mother Likes Her Own Children Best 247 One's Own ChIIdren are always Prettiest Norse
  247 Owl and Partridge Greek
ATU 248 The Dog and the Sparrow 248 Dog and the Woodpecker Russian
  248 Dog and the Sparrow German
ATU 250A Flounder's Crooked Mouth 250A The Flounder (sole) German
ATU 275 The Race between Two Animals 275 Fox and the lobster Russian
  275 Whale and the Sea Slug Japanesse
  275 Cat and the Crab Japanesse
ATU 275C Race Between Hare and Hedgehog 275A* Rabbit and Hedgehog African-American
  275A* Hare and the Prickly-backed Urchin British
  275A* How the Hedgehog ran the Devil to Death British
  275A* Race between Toad and Donkey African-American
  275A* Hedgehog and the Hare German
ATU 279* Snake Trying to Surround Crab Refuses to Straighten Himself 279* Crab and Snake Greek
ATU 280A Ant and the Cricket 280A Bum Bee British
ATU 285 The child and the snake 285 Snake and Baby African-American
  285 Tales of the Toad German
ATU 285B* Snake Stays in the Man's Stomach 285B* Seven Giant Brothers Armenian
  285B* Man Who Swallowed the Mouse Irish
ATU 285A Man and the Wounded Snake 285D The Gold-Giving Serpent Indian
  285D Shepherd and Snake Greek
ATU 291 Deceptive Tug-of-war 291 Tale of a Tortoise and a Mischievous Monkey Brazilian
ATU 295 The Bean (Mouse), the Straw and the Coal 295 Bladder, the straw, and the shoe Russian
  295 Straw, Coal, and Bean German
  295 Straw, Bean, and Coal German