Jungle Tales of Tarzan

By Edgar Rice Burroughs

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too."

"Where are we going?" asked Taug.

"We are going to get Teeka," replied the ape-man, "and kill the bull
who has stolen her. Come!"

He turned again to the spoor of the stranger bull, which showed plainly
to his trained senses, nor did he glance back to note if Taug followed.
The latter laid Gazan in Mumga's arms with a parting: "If he dies
Tarzan will kill you," and he followed after the brown-skinned figure
that already was moving at a slow trot along the jungle trail.

No other bull of the tribe of Kerchak was so good a trailer as Tarzan,
for his trained senses were aided by a high order of intelligence. His
judgment told him the natural trail for a quarry to follow, so that he
need but note the most apparent marks upon the way, and today the trail
of Toog was as plain to him as type upon a printed page to you or me.

Following close behind the lithe figure of the ape-man came the huge
and shaggy bull ape. No words passed between them. They moved as
silently as two shadows among the myriad shadows of the forest. Alert
as his eyes and ears, was Tarzan's patrician nose. The spoor was
fresh, and now that they had passed from the range of the strong ape
odor of the tribe he had little difficulty in following Toog and Teeka
by scent alone. Teeka's familiar scent spoor told both Tarzan and Taug
that they were upon her trail, and soon the scent of Toog became as
familiar as the other.

They were progressing rapidly when suddenly dense clouds overcast the
sun. Tarzan accelerated his pace. Now he fairly flew along the jungle
trail, or, where Toog had taken to the trees, followed nimbly as a
squirrel along the bending, undulating pathway of the foliage branches,
swinging from tree to tree as Toog had swung before them; but more
rapidly because they were not handicapped by a burden such as Toog's.

Tarzan felt that they must be almost upon the quarry, for the scent
spoor was becoming stronger and stronger, when the jungle was suddenly
shot by livid lightning, and a deafening roar of thunder reverberated
through the heavens and the forest until the earth trembled and shook.
Then came the rain--not as it comes to us of the temperate zones, but
as a mighty avalanche of water--a deluge which spills tons instead of
drops upon the bending forest giants and the terrified creatures which
haunt their shade.

And the rain did what

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