Tagged: animal

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Animal Dilemmas – Elephant Cheetah

Short Story   The Cheetah slept stretched out on a large branch on a leafless tree. The cool night air purified its mind. The nights in the savanna were clear and starry. The Cheetah...

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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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Early Riser

Haibun   A fawn takes two steps, lowers her head, then nibbles snow-covered grass. Lifting her head, she walks a few steps on, and then lowers for another bite. cirrus clouds morning twilight breakfast...

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Animal Dilemmas – Jerboa Coyote

Short Story   The Coyote did not have a plan. It had been fed in captivity for so long that thinking ahead for itself was completely eliminated from its mind. When it ran out...