The Bird, Turtle, and Deer The Bird, Turtle, and Deer
More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt ReadOasis Step 5 (Part 2) Creative Commons Photo by Michael Bentle When the hunter came out, the... The Bird, Turtle, and Deer

More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt
ReadOasis Step 5
(Part 2)

Creative Commons Photo by Michael Bentle

When the hunter came out, the Bird flew at him again, flapping her wings in the hunter’s face.

Then the hunter turned back and lay down again. When the sun arose, he took his knife, and started out once more. This time the Bird flew back to her friends as fast as she could.  She cried out, “Here comes the hunter!”

By this time the Turtle had chewed through all the pieces of the trap ...

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