This is one of the most amazing story about animals with moral lesson for kids. Once upon a time, there was a zebra and a giraffe who were best of friends. Both of them had unique qualities. The giraffe was showing off to the zebra because he had a long neck and he could eat the leaves off the trees. So, the zebra got mad and tried to eat the leaves off the trees, too. But he was too short. Also, read Hare And The Tortoise Story.
One day, the giraffe challenged the zebra. The giraffe was showing off to the zebra because he had a long neck and he could eat the leaves off the trees. The zebra thought that there was nothing that he could not do. But at the same time, he was jealous of his dear friend. So, the zebra got mad and tried to eat the leaves off the trees, too. But he was too short.
Image Source@ thestorytellingmom.wordpress.com. Then, the zebra remembered that he could do things that the giraffe could not do. So, he started to show off in front of the giraffe and was showing him how fast he could run. This made the giraffe jealous. Then the giraffe tried to run as fast as the zebra but all his efforts were in vain.
The giraffe and the zebra remembered that they were two different animals and both of them could do things that the other could not. So, then the giraffe and the zebra came to an agreement and they stopped trying to do things they knew they could not do. Then, they became best friends all over again. Also, read The Tale Of Three Fishes.
MORAL OF THE STORY: DON’T GET JEALOUS OF ANYONE. IT HAS GREAT POTENTIAL TO END FRIENDSHIPS.