M0215 (not in Perry). Source: Desbillons 10.41 (adapted into prose). This fable is not in Perry’s catalog; it appears original to Desbillons, as he cites no source. This fable appears to be inspired by the proverb Suo ipsius indicio periit sorex (see Erasmus, Adagia 1.3.65). Compare the fable about the mole who warns the mouse to be careful, #190. Read a Fabula Facilis version of this fable.