Special Sub-Topic: "The Jungle Book" Pt.2
|From whom did Baloo beg the Master Words?|
Hathi the Wild Elephant. The Master Words are like an introductory phrase that one animal says to another. However this phrase must be spoken with the language of the animal you are addressing.
|What are the Monkey People known as?|
The Bandar-log. Every animal has its own name. The "Gidur-log" are the Jackal People. The "Bandar-log" are the Monkey People. Seeonee is the name of the wolf pack. Keddah is a placename.
The "Bandar-log" are despised by the members of the jungle for their annoying habits and inability to concentrate on anything for more than a few minutes.
|When the monkey people kidnap Mowgli where do they take him?|
The Cold Lairs. There is an old ruined city in the jungle that the monkeys call "The Cold Lairs". They go there and pretend that they are above the denizens of the jungle even though they have no comprehension what the buildings represent or what they are for.
|What is the Master Word for the Hunting People?|
We be of one blood, ye and I. Obviously the wrong ones are from famous movies. The Master Word is an introduction to everyone as a courtesy.
|While being kidnapped Mowgli calls for help, using the Master Word, from whom?|
Rann the Kite. Rann is surprised by the man-cub's knowledge of jungle etiquette and agrees to forward Mowgli's call for help to Baloo and Bagheera. Raksha was the she-wolf that raised Mowgli. "The Demon" was her nickname in her youth.
|Who do the monkeys fear the most in the jungle?|
Kaa the Rock Python. The monkeys fear Kaa with good reason. The python can climb as well as they can. He snatches their young in the night. It is his name that mother monkeys whisper when they wish to frighten their young.
|Bagheera claims that the monkeys call Kaa an offensive name. What offensive name?|
Footless, yellow earthworm. Bagheera makes up the insult to gain the pythons help, and Kaa is truly offended.
|When Baloo and Bagheera meet Kaa, the python had just finished a biological process. What process?|
Shedding his skin. When shedding his skin Kaa does not eat or hunt for a month. This makes him very grumpy which explains why Baloo and Bagheera approach him with care.
|Who reported on the fight at the ruined city?|
Mang the Bat. Mang did such a good job of reporting the conflagration at the ruined city that monkeys from far and wide ran to help their kin at the ruins.
|Why did Kaa wish to go hunting with Baloo and Bagheera?|
He had not eaten in a month. Kaa had spent a month shedding his skin so therefore he could not hunt for food. When Baloo and Bagheera went to him to seek his help Kaa was interested in the hunt immediately. Kaa had only heard rumours about Mowgli and when he met him Kaa warned Mowgli to be careful the he, Kaa, did not mistake for a monkey.
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