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Once upon a time the animals decided they must do something decisive if they were ever to solve the problems created by the growing complexity of their society. They set up a working party and, in due course, the working party reported back that in their view, taking all circumstances into consideration, a school should be set up. A second working party was then appointed to consider this recommendation and in due course their report appeared as well. This agreed with the first report, and recommended that the school curriculum should consist of Running, Climbing, Swimming and Flying, research studies having shown that these were the basic behaviour patterns of most animals. They also recommended that every pupil should be encouraged to obtain passes in all subjects before leaving school. And so it was decided, and the school opened its gates for the first time.

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