A series of typical Avery spot gags set around wild animals. A dainty deer drinks very loudly and rudely from a lake. A pack rat swaps an egg and an acorn, then back again ("monotonous, ... See full summary »

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Deer / Bird / Bob Cat / Mouse / Alligator / Pig / Termite / Coyote / Wild Dog (voice) (uncredited)
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A series of typical Avery spot gags set around wild animals. A dainty deer drinks very loudly and rudely from a lake. A pack rat swaps an egg and an acorn, then back again ("monotonous, isn't it?"). A flock of ducks lands; a hunter fires; all fly away, except one with an American flag on its side. A termite fells a huge tree. A cowboy rides across the plains well, no; his horse is just slapping itself with the front hooves. A coyote calls to its mate: "Hey, Mabel, come on out!" A camel contradicts the narrator, saying he's really thirsty. A wild dog: because of the lumbermen. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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9 November 1940 (USA)  »

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Narrator: An interesting animal is the camel, often called the ship of the desert. He is noted for being able to go for weeks without water. Day after day, he plods over scorching desert sands in terrific heat, never once desiring a cool refreshing drink of water.
Camel: I don't care what you say. I'm thirsty.
[continues walking]
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