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How Jupiter's Red Spot Was Made (A Myth)

Long ago when the universe was created there lived a leopard. But it was not yellow with spots. It was plain red. The leopard who was very vain, walked around the forest and told every animal she was best.

One day she told a boar. He got so tired of her telling him she was best, he kicked her into the sky and she flew up, up into the air. Then she plunged into Jupiter, but something happened! All the red had come off her and formed a big, big red spot. And she had turned yellow with brown spots! As she fell back to earth all the animals laughed at her. She learned never to be vain again. And that is why leopards to this day are yellow with brown spots. Copyright 2007 sponsor Ricoh Printer Cartridge