While the coatí was awaiting the night en the edge of the jungle in order to go to the chicken coop, the hombre of the casa[house] was playing upon the grass with his children: two kids of five and six years, who were running laughing, falling down, getting up laughing once again and returning to fall down. The father was falling down too, giving great joy to the kids. Finally, they stopped playing because it was already nighttime and the hombre said:
—I’m going to place the trampa[trap] in order to hunt the mongoose that comes to kill the little chickens and rob eggs.
And he went and placed the trampa. Afterward, they ate and put themselves to bed, but the kids were not sleeping: they were jumping from one bed to another and were entangling themselves en their pijamas. The father, who was reading en the dining room, was letting them do it; nevertheless, the kids suddenly stopped en their jumps and shouted: