The Rabbit and the Turtle

rabbit-n-turtleOne day a rabbit was boasting about how fast he could run. He was laughing at the turtle for being so slow. Much to the rabbit’s surprise, the turtle challenged him to a race. The rabbit thought this was a good joke and accepted the challenge. The fox was to be the umpire of the race. As the race began, the rabbit raced way ahead of the turtle, just like everyone thought. The rabbit got to the halfway point and could not see the turtle anywhere. He was hot and tired and decided to stop and take a short nap. Even if the turtle passed him, he would be able to race to the finish line ahead of him. All this time the turtle kept walking step by step by step. He never quit no matter how hot or tired he got. He just kept going.

However, the rabbit slept longer than he had thought and woke up. He could not see the turtle anywhere! He went at full-speed to the finish line but found the turtle there waiting for him.

Moral: never underestimate the weakest opponent.

Submitted By: Anonymous

clarissa
August 1st, 2014 at 7:03 pm

I realy love this story its so funny my cousin trisha laugh and laugh then she said that I will pick it to my story telling in my school thank you trisha for helping me what to pick a story if you read this message I will be glad love ate clarissa

kenneth cassion
September 21st, 2014 at 7:53 pm

i impress of this story i really aprociate this i love it thankyou for posting this story\

PAVAN
October 3rd, 2014 at 10:09 pm

wasn’t its moral “slow and steady wins the race” ?

shaik mustaq basha
October 8th, 2014 at 1:59 pm

Beautiful story. Nice moral

franklin
October 10th, 2014 at 4:35 am

:)

Clare
October 18th, 2014 at 7:29 am

This story is My best story I like it

nasim
October 23rd, 2014 at 6:41 am

You really help me!! Thanks!!

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November 15th, 2014 at 8:01 pm

I was looking for a trisker tale for a ropert and I found this AWESOME STORY!!!!!!!!!

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