The Fox and the Monkey

All the animals had gathered one day to elect their new leader. At the gathering they had asked the monkey to dance. The monkey twirled and jumped around, jumping and rolling and mesmerizing the audience. 

The animals were so thrilled by his performance that they decided to elect the monkey as their new leader. The fox however refused to vote for the monkey and thought that the animals were making a foolish decision.  

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One day the fox set up a trap with a loaf of meat inside it and rushed to the monkey to tell him that he had found a treasure. The monkey hurried to the site with the fox and seeing the meat, the monkey reached out for it but got stuck in the trap. 

“If you want to be a leader, you need to have the qualities of a leader” snorted the fox. 

A few days later the animals decided to have another election.  

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