The Fox and the Lamb

There was once a fox who sneaked into a flock of sheep. It was springtime, and the sheep were nursing their newborn lambs. The fox then grabbed one of the lambs and pretended to kiss and hug the lamb as if it were her darling playmate.
The sheepdog noticed the fox hugging the lamb. "What do you think you're doing?" he barked at the fox.
"I'm nursing the little lamb," said the fox, "something foxes like to do."
The dog growled loudly, "Unless you let go of that lamb immediately, I'll tear you to pieces, something sheepdogs like to do."

Inspired byMille Fabulae et Una, a collection of Latin fables that I've edited, free to read online. I am not translating the Latin here; instead, I am just telling a 100-word version of the fable.
Notes: This is fable 60 in the book, which is Perry 41.

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