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1001 animalwar
Added on 25th June 2020

Oral tradition East African Folktale

Africa Animals
1001 , Audio , Text

A story from East Africa that shows how easily a situation can escalate into conflict.

Story

When an elephant stands on an ostrich’s egg the situation soon escalates into war between the mammals and the birds. As the war wages the hyenas lurk in the background waiting for their chance.

Why we chose it

Animal War was one of the stories in our original audio stories collection. These stories are particularly suitable for learning to retell.

Added on 25th June 2020

Oral tradition East African Folktale

Africa Animals
1001 , Audio , Text

Story Resources

  • Animal War Story text PDF (267.304 KB)
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