Story: Porcupine hunting
A description of porcupine hunting, in which the moonlight is of service, follows [The Mantis makes an eland] (L VIII.-6. 6506-6595 1/2). A story about the hunting of porcupine. The hunters see the porcupine coming from a distance while they sit waiting at its hole at night in the moonlight. When the porcupine reaches its hole, the hunters spring on it with their sticks and beat it to death because they fear its quills.
1) Date on p.6591: 7 April, 2) This story was translated by Dorothea Bleek in 1914, 3) p.6582v: the name of the Milky Way; a bush used by Bastaards to make soup, 4) p.6590v: a root eaten by porcupines but not by people; the best parts of the porcupine's meat are not given to women to eat, 5) pp.6590v-6594v: see Mode of eating porcupine, 6) This story is found in Book VIII-6
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