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Myth of the Peacock's Tail

A myth submitted to the site by Anonymous

Somewhere, Africa

A Long time ago, in now what is called Africa there was peacock who was perfect at everything.

In the jungle the birds were having a race.
" I win, I win , I win!! " shouted peacock "I win again " "aargh " moaned eagle
" I am the fastest bird in the world"
The animals were getting tired of peacock winning every time.
So one day all the animals had a meeting about peacock winning every time on every thing .
" We must do something " simphanyd the birds
" All sports are boring because we know who will win" shouted elephant
" What can we do" moaned eagle
" Animals, animals, we will think of something ! " said lion " I have an idea " said tortoise
So that night all the animals thought of a plan .

The next day, when peacock came all the birds flew to him.
"We're having the best tail competition - a shame you don't have a tail"
So the next day peacock flew to the tail god.
" Lord of the tails I want the best tail in the world ! " demanded peacock
" Very well" said the tail god.

The day of the competition , the peacock won
" I win , I win , I won again."
"Tortoise how did this happen?" Growled lion
" Your majesty lion wait, it will happen. Who wants a race ?"
" Me, me ! " jumbled peacock . But peacock wasn't perfect at everything anymore because of its long colourful tail.

And that's the story of why peacock has a colourful tail.


By Anonymous
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