The Ostrich and The Pelican

An Ostrich, which leaves its eggs to nature, chided a Pelican for feeding her own with blood. Pelican responded that children are the highest calling. Raising children is the best job in the world.

The Eagle and The Kite

A Kite brags to an Eagle in order to woo the Eagle. The Eagle weds the Kite and then asks the Kite to demonstrate the truth of the tale. It was a lie. Some people will do anything to get what they want.

An Ostrich, Birds, and Beasts

The Ostrich appears as both bird and beast. To the birds he showed his wings and beak; to the beasts he showed feet. After, both accepted him. Sometimes a half-truth is necessary.