Adopted from Hitopadesha, Book II
This story and some others from Hitopadesha are given as translation exercises in Walter Harding Maurer's
excellent introduction into the Sanskrit language:
©Walter Harding Maurer, The Sanskrit Language. An Introductory Grammar and Reader.
Volume 1, ISBN 9780415491433. Published 2009 by Routledge
See also the very useful accompanying website https://www.thesanskritlanguage.com, where the exercise texts (including the Hitopadesha stories) can be heard as audio files.
Drawing by Krishna, Noida (UP), India