Zulu Stories


The Lion and the Beetle

The Lion and the Beetle

Language: English/Zulu  Origin: South Africa

One day, Lion looked into the water of the lake and saw his reflection.   What a beautiful and noble creature I am, he thought.  Lion posed in front of the glassy lake for hours, admiring himself.  But he wanted to do more to prove to the other animals that he was their King.

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The Lion and The Jackal

The Lion and The Jackal

Language: English/Zulu  Origin: South Africa

One day long ago, Jackal was trotting through a narrow, rocky pass in the mountain. He was sniffing the ground trying to find something juicy to eat when he saw movement ahead of him in the pass.  Jackal stopped in his tracks. The mighty Lion was coming straight toward him…

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