Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories – “How the Whale Got His Throat,” “How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin,” “How the Camel Got His Hump,” & “The Elephant’s Child”

Remember “The Cat that Walked By Himself” back in the eighth episode of Season One? Well Rudyard Kipling is back with more Just So Stories! Listen and hear, O Best Beloved, as I relate to you the origins of the camel’s hump, the rhino’s skin, the whale’s throat, and the elephant’s trunk in this week’s episode!


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0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here?

4:07 – Intro to Rudyard Kipling and the Just So Stories

7:20 – “How the Whale Got His Throat”

13:06 – “How the Camel Got His Hump”

18:20 – “How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin”

22:55 – “The Elephant’s Child”

37:34 – Afterword/Closing the Show

38:27 – What’s coming next week? See you then!


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