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It is though by some folklore scholars that narrators of folk songs and folk tales sing their native songs and tell their traditional tales more enthusiastically and more vividly when they are dwelling in localities far distant and far different from their original habitat. Although the folk song and the folk tale have no natural boundaries and no linguistic barriers when it comes to their expansion and survival, they nevertheless undergo some changes when being translated from one language to another, and are affected, to some extent, by the forces and materials in a new environment whenever they are transplanted. This article relates animal tales told by African American students attending Livingstone College--tales possessing the qualities of geographical-spread, historical longevity, and group property status, and are authentic reflectors of folk life in a particular region.