HOW THE GIRAFFE GOT ITS LONG NECK. A TRADITIONAL AFRICAN STORY . BY:GRADE 7 OF 2002. Long, long ago the animals in Africa lived happily together. The giraffe had a short neck and short legs like any other animal. The earth was dry because it had not rained for a long time.
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A TRADITIONAL AFRICAN STORY
BY:GRADE 7 OF 2002
Long, long ago the animals in Africa lived happily together. The giraffe had a short neck and short legs like any other animal. The earth was dry because it had not rained for a long time.
I am so hungry . The grass is dry .
Yes, look at the water hole. It is dry too.
I wish our necks were long enough to get to those juicy leaves.
I think we must ask the witch doctor for advice.
Early the next morning giraffe arrived at the witchdoctor’s hut. Rhino forgot to come because he found a bit of green grass to eat.
Here’s your magic potion. Drink all of it and soon you will feel the change.
After walking a long distance they arrived at the witch doctor’s hut . They told him what their problem was.
Ha..ha..ha. That will be easy. Come back early in the morning and I will have some medicine for you
Giraffe drank all the medicine and soon his legs and his neck started feeling strange .His neck grew further and further away from his legs and the ground. His legs grew longer and longer.
Giraffe closed his eyes tightly and when he opened them, the world around him had completely changed. He opened his eyes and shouted …..