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An Ape had two babies. She lavished care on one and largely ignored the other. The ignored baby learned more about survival and did better in the world.
Sometimes it’s better to be an enemy rather than a friend.
[Read more…] about The Show of Wild Beasts
Apes talk about what they have seen during their captivity and conclude humans are degraded apes.
Two Cats let a Monkey split stolen cheese. Monkey cut odd pieces and ate the difference trying to make them equal. Monkey ate last small piece as his fee.
Justice is in the eye of the beholder.
An Ape wanted revenge on an old Lion so at every opportunity Ape confided to the Lion how other felt. Lion was not fooled and Ape met a very nasty fate.
Idle rumors may turn out to hurt the rumor monger.
A Monkey talked friend Cat into trying to pull chestnuts out of the fire to share. Cat pulled and got burned; Monkey just ate. Cat lost.
The flatterer seeks some benefit at your expense.
An Ape wanted the honey from a Bee but complained about the sting. The Bee agreed that the sting can be bitter when anger is provoked.
Don’t provoke others for your own benefit.