Course Content
The Bear and the Crabs
The Bees and the Beetles
The Fox and the Grapes
The Ant and the Dove
The Fox and the Stork
The Lion and the Mouse
The Mouse and the Frog
The Owl and the Nightingale
The Shepherd boy and the wolf
Aesop’s Fables
About Lesson

“The Ant and the Dove”

 On a hot scorching day of summer, an ant was walking around in search of water. After walking around for some time, she saw a river and was delighted to see it.

She climbed up on a small rock to drink the water, but she slipped and fell into the river. She was drowning but a dove who was sitting on a nearby tree helped her.

Seeing the ant in trouble, the dove quickly dropped a leaf into the water. The ant moved towards the leaf and climbed up on it.

The dove then carefully pulled the leaf out and placed it on the land. This way, the ant’s life was saved and she was forever indebted to the dove.

The ant and the dove became the best of friends and days passed happily. However, one day, a hunter arrived at the forest. He saw the beautiful dove sitting on the tree and aimed his gun at the dove.

The ant, which saved the dove saw this and bit on the heel of the hunter. He shouted from the pain and dropped the gun.

The dove was alarmed by the voice of the hunter and realised what could have happened with him. He flew away!

Moral of the Story

A good deed never goes unrewarded.

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