Tagged: animal fiction

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Animal Dilemmas – Dung Beetle Camel

Short Story   The Camel was delighted to diversify its diet of dry grass sticks with a juicy moth. Most camels only ate grass and were always hungry. When grass was plentiful they overate...

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Animal Dilemmas – Lion Hippo

Short Story   The Elephant did not enter the forest because it was not thirsty enough. It was not afraid of a single lion but it knew that groups of lions can cause it serious...

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Animal Dilemmas – Camel Moth

Short Story   The Queen Moth crawled up the crack in the rock into the light and flew up in the hot desert air. It circled the large rock that was its kingdom and...

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Animal Dilemmas – Octopus Anaconda

Serial Fiction Skins of anacondas of all sizes decorated the roofs of the giant’s huts. The giants were a superstitious lot and believed the remains of these elusive beasts that had been known to...

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Animal Dilemmas – Condor Guinea Pig

Serial Fiction The condors kept to the high plateaus and rarely came down over the valley. Only one was often seen to land by the river because it was friends with the Vicuña. The...

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Animal Dilemmas – Guinea Pig Vicuña

The Vicuña led the silent pack through the frosty grass. They descended around to a southern slope and started grazing. ‘We left it to die,’ said on of them. ‘Why didn’t you carry it...