Visiting The Lion's Cave
There once was a lion who was too lazy to hunt for his food. He pretended to be very sick and announced to all the animals that he was soon to die.
"Please," he said, "come visit me in my cave and bid me goodbye."
The lion looked so weak and helpless, the animals felt sorry for him. One by one the visitors came. One by one, the lion ate his fill of them!
When fox arrived to pay his last respects, he stopped in front of the cave's entrance and looked closely at the ground.
"Come in quickly, I am dying!" cried the sly lion, impatiently.
"No," said the fox, who was equally clever, "You'll not have ME for a visitor, though you moan and pout. While I see many footprints going into your cave, NONE are coming out!"
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