One day, a hare was going towards a hill. Suddenly the hare
heard shouts for help. The hare went towards the direction of the shouts. A
wolf was crushed by a big rock.
The wolf shouted, "Please help me, Mr. Hare. Please remove
this big rock. If not, I'll be crushed to death.
removed the rock with much effort. When set free, the wolf pounced on the
hare and bit it.
The hare screamed with fright and said, "You
don't appreciate my helping you. Next time I will not rescue you anymore."
"You are in no position to help anyone. I want to eat you now," the wolf
The hare said, "Any one who is kind hearted
cannot kill the one who has helped him or her. It isn't fair. You can ask
Mr. Duck. He's fat and knowledgeable."
The wolf agreed and
said, "Alright, let's go and ask Mr. Duck. If Mr. Duck doesn't agree with
me, I'll eat him up, too."
The wolf and the hare reached Mr.
Duck's house who was enjoying the sun. The wolf said, "I've caught the hare
who lives by the edge of the hill and I wish to eat him up. What is your
The hare said, "He's telling lies. Actually I
helped to remove a big rock that was crushing the wolf. I feel, that there's
no reason for the wolf to eat me. What's your opinion, Mr. Duck ? Can the
wolf do that ?"
"What rock ?" Mr. Duck asked.
"The rock that was by the edge of the hill."
Mr. Duck said,
"I must see this rock before I give any opinion."
hare and duck went to see the big rock.
"Put back the rock in
its original place," Mr. Duck said.
The wolf put the rock
back where it belonged.
Mr. Duck wasn't satisfied and said,
"It's wrong ! Didn't you say that the wolf was crushed by the rock ?"
So the hare put the rock back on the wolf's body.
who was crushed by the rock again shouted loudly, "Mr. Duck, you've seen
what actually happened. Tell us your opinion.
answered, "I think of going home now, you look nice like that. You can just
be here, wolf."
The wolf pleaded and pleaded but the duck and the hare
ignored the wolf and went far from there.