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The Jackal and the Elephant

Listen to this story from Panchatantra about a wily jackal called Mahachaturak.One day, while in search of food, he sees a dead elephant. The elephant could provide food the the jackal for several days, but the jackal is unable to tear through the elephant’s thick skin. What does the jackal do to solve this problem? What is the moral we derive from this story?

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Parts of this traditional Indian tale have been rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for Baalgatha Podcast.
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