Animal Stories and Animal Mythology From Around the World

Many times a culture can be judged on the way they treat animals and humans that are less fortunate than the ruling elite of the period.  Animal stories and animal mythology in particular may sometimes provide an insight into just how compassionate that society may be and subsequently, the sophistication of its peoples. 

Enjoy the following stories from around the world:

Why the Vulture is Bald, Burma

The Lad and the Fox, Sweden

The Monkey Bride, Philippines

The Wolf and the Fox, Aesop

The Robbers and the Farm Animals, Switzerland

The Ungrateful Tiger, Korea