Science Within Folklore: Aunt Tiger

Reporter/Provider - Pan Sci

class="meta mb-0">Publish Date - 2022-01-21T14:26:09Z0 views

"Aunt Tiger" is a common Taiwanese folk story that causes terrible nightmares for children. Parents love the educational value, so they have created different versions of the bedtime stories. But since there are no tigers endemic to Taiwan, where does the story come from? Are you curious about the origin of this folk legend? We'll learn how the Han Chinese brought this tale to Taiwan and how the folk story continues to terrorize children, decade after decade.

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