Aesop's Fables, translated by Laura Gibbs (2002)
510. ZEUS AND THE CAMEL
Perry 117 (Syntipas
When the camel saw another animal's horns, she begged Zeus to give her
horns too. Zeus was angry at the camel's greediness, so he cropped her
This fable shows that people who grasp for more than they need are
deprived of what they have.
Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura
Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.