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ATU0066A Hello House; the cave call
K0607.1 Hello House; the cave call
Clarke has Sierra Leone story; Arewa has hare and lion. "Mofokeng refers to it as Indian motif that has accompanied the spread of Islam."
see Maurice Bloomfield, Cave Call Motif, JAOS 36: 58. Hathi.
Flowers has West Indies version.
conclusion: "This is an Indo-African-Afro/American tale with the probably immediate source, Africa."