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Why Anansi has thin legs!


Anansi is always hungry. One day he was a bit too greedy. Watch the story and find out what happened.

Traditional story adapted by Sue Clarke | Animation by Cambridge English Online

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PrincessMusicFlower's picture

I like it very much. It's funny! Anansi like eating! HAHAHAHAHA! And then his leg is thin! HAHAHAHA!

QueenDrumAlbatross's picture

Oh! wretch Anansi

LordGoldGalaxy's picture

poor anansi

QueenSong60's picture

This is good.But i read very good story too :)

YellowSupermarketViolin's picture

Wow !!! It is a fanny story.Anansi like eat !

DJDivingVelociraptor's picture

 wow! stretchy legs !

BouncingDeer9's picture

I like this game.

RubyThroneOnline's picture

 Looks like Anansi didn´t like having thin legs.

BronzeMusicSkates's picture

 the story is very boring

SkiingBaseballBull's picture