Bees sting,but gives us honey.Serpent bites,but it’s poison is used in medicine for treatment of cancer.
Tigers attack,but because of their presence in forests,the poachers dare not to loot,The treasure like skin of deers,tusks of elephants,logs of trees etc.Elephant when gets enraged throws the Mahaut[rider on back] out and tramples the people assembled nearby.But their presence in the temple yard and their participation in procession and cart festival of God adds attraction to the ceremony.Elephants in some forest areas are also used to transport logs of wood.
Crows seize the pieces of bread from the hands of tiny toddlers,But they keep the environment clean by picking worms and rotten things spread around the area.
Spiders web at the corners of the walls look ugly but they catch mosquitoes and flies.Cows and bulls when enraged attack with their horns.But cows give milk and bulls draw carts and plough the fields in rural areas.When the dogs become mad they bite and humans get rabies,But they are homely and faithful in nature.The dog guards the master and his house.Monkeys are a nuisance but the trained ones entertain humans by their aerobatics.Donkeys kick with their hinder legs but they carry loads.Horses are powerful and proud.They are not honest.When humans invest them in races and use them for gambling they may ruin them, if luck fails.But they serve as means of livelihood for the poor who use them to draw carts.Fishing,rearing of hens and pigs in farms also provide employment for the humans.Birds eat the grains in fields but they pick the worms that cause the disease to the plants or burrow the plants.The dancing peacock represents pride.Swan stands for graceful movement,cocky means arrogant,Eagle’s eye represents sharp view,fox represents cunningness and wisdom.
When child learns to speak,we appreciate-” the child speaks like a parrot”.When a lady sings melodiously we appreciate-“she sings like a cuckoo’.Wild boars dug the soil and eat root vegitables like carrot,potatoes etc.Scientists say that they may be used to detect silent bombs buried underground,During second world war in Germany and other places ,where the metal detectors and police dogs have failed to find out.