An old lion who had no energy to hunt thinks it can get its food with its wisdom.
So, it digs a hole, lies down and pretends to be sick. If other animal come to see what's the matter with the lion he eats them. So, some animals were eaten by the lion. The fox sees through the trap, it stands near the hole and the look at the state of the lion's body. The lion says: I feel sick. It asks why the fox doesn't come in the hole. The fox answers: Maybe I would if I didn't see thouse footprints which show some animals havewalked in but they haven't come out.
The story tells us that the wise man foresees the danger and escapes frome it