The rabbit and the fox

Folktale from Eritrea

Once upon a time there was a little rabbit who lived next to the great forest. One day the little rabbit wanted to play outside and he asked his mother. The mother answered “No, it is dangerous in the forest”. But still the little rabitt went out.
As the little rabitt went into the woods, he saw a fox. The fox wanted to eat the little rabbit. But the rabbit hid. When the fox disappeared, the lttle rabbit returned home and told his mother: I am sorry that I did not obey you! And his mother said, Do not ever do that again!

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