The Rabbit and the Wildcat

Elephant was tired of Rabbit's tricks, so he laid a trap near Rabbit's house, and, just as Elephant hoped, Rabbit got caught in the snare.
Wildcat came by and saw Rabbit swinging in the snare. 
"What are you doing there, Rabbit?" she asked.
"I'm enjoying a nice cool breeze here in my swing," Rabbit replied.
"I want to swing too!" snarled Wildcat. "Let me swing!"
So Rabbit showed Wildcat how to free him from the snare; then Rabbit tied Wildcat there and ran.
When Elephant came and found Wildcat in the snare, he beat her for letting Rabbit get away.



Inspired by: "The Hare and the Elephant (Again)" in Folklore of the Banyanja (published in Folklore) by Madeleine Holland, 1916.
Notes: You can read the original story online. This is a continuation of the story of The Rabbit, the Elephant, and their Garden Hoes.

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