This is a Native American folktale from the Micmac Tribe, the largest Native American tribe from central Canada.
The story tells of a bored and mischievous rabbit who spread a lie to try and liven up his day.
Unfortunately for him, the animals spread the lie to the forests' far corners, creating pandemonium.
Find out how his lie is revealed and what happens to the rabbit.
After listening to the story consider the following questions:
Because he's bored the rabbit, rather foolishly makes up a lie to brighten his day. Can you think of any other ways that a bored rabbit could brighten its day?
Telling lies can cause lots of hurt to others, have you ever been the victim of somebody telling lies? How did it make you feel?
Can you think up any stories of your own that have a similar theme? Try beginning the title of your story with How the ......... got its........! Have fun and share your stories here with us.