The Wolf and his Fishing Basket

A wolf saw a fox eating fish by the river. "I want some!" he shouted.
"I'll teach you to fish," replied the fox, "but you'll need a basket."
So the wolf stole a basket.
The fox then tied the basket to the wolf's tail.
"Drag the basket, and I'll follow you, driving the fish straight in there."
But the fox put rocks in the wolf's basket instead.
Then the fox yelled, "Come and get him!"
A lion came running and easily caught the wolf who was weighed down by the basket of rocks.
That was the end of the wolf.

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 67 in the book, which is Perry 698. I used a lion in the story instead of the usual farmers since the Steinhowel illustration has a lion.

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