How the Bear Lost His Tail” is a rolling story based on Finnish folktale. The story rolls forward on the screen and you can watch and listen to it from the beginning to the end. You can also stop the story, move forward and back in it and start it again from the beginning.

On the gray bar at the bottom of the screen you can follow how far into the story you are. As the story proceeds, the bar disappears but it returns into sight when you move the mouse over the picture. By clicking the bar with the mouse, you can also move forward and back in the story.

By the top corner of the screen:

Facts on the animals and the plants seen in the story can be viewed here.