The tails of various animals are compared - horses, tapirs, scorpions etc.
Story about animals tails.
"Lots of "fly swatters" have been invented since Noah left the Ark, but few can beat these, the original - " M/S of horse and foal - tails swishing. We then see a South American Tapir - first his head as he eats a branch held out to him by a zoo keeper - then a C/U of his little stubby tail. "Caution! Don't try this on a mule!" What I assume is the Tapir's tail is held up towards the camera.
Intertitle reads: ""What about the Scorpion? If Dempsey had packed a wallop such as this little tail can give, Tunney would never have won the Championship!" C/U of a scorpion being teased by with a pencil to make it angry. "And there's the South American Coati, with the makings of a fine swatter in his useful appendage - "
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 666.
Note: Gene Tunney.