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Stories of Animals, Fantastic and Mundane, Edited By Andrew Lang

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KEES THE BABOON                     223
the child said that the baboons had been very kind to him, and that seeing he did not like their own favourite food of scorpions and spiders, had given him roots and gum and wild grapes, while, when they came to a spring, they never thought of drinking till he had had his fill. No wonder he missed the good manners of the baboons when he came back to his native Namaquas.
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