Japanese tale #25 – The Deers and the Rabbits

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Once upon a time, long, long time ago, all rabbits had a horn growing on their foreheads.

Rabbits were very proud of their looks. They spent a lot of time grooming their silky white furs and polishing their horns until they shone like pearls.

Whenever they crossed other animals, rabbits would brag:

– See how beautiful we are! Have you ever encountered anyone with a coat as soft or a horn as precious as ours?

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