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* In ''ComicBook/MouseGuard'', Sadie uses one to travel to Calogero.
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* In ''ComicBook/MouseGuard'', Sadie uses one to travel to Calogero.

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* Creator/HansChristianAndersen's ''Thumbelina'' is probably the UrExample.

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In a show that has {{Talking Animal}}s or {{Funny Animal}}s, with the animal characters mainly being [[NiceMice mice]], birds, lizards, moles, etc., sometimes you can expect there to be a body of water like rivers, lakes or ponds as the setting. The best way for these animals to have transportation is to use a leaf as a boat in order to travel from place to place.

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In a show that has {{Talking Animal}}s or {{Funny Animal}}s, with the animal characters mainly being [[NiceMice mice]], birds, lizards, moles, insects, etc., sometimes you can expect there to be a body of water like rivers, lakes or ponds as the setting. The best way for these animals to have transportation is to use a leaf as a boat in order to travel from place to place.


Closely related to LilyPadPlatform. Often seen in MouseWorld settings.

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Often seen in MouseWorld settings.

Closely related to LilyPadPlatform. Often seen in MouseWorld settings.
See also TreeVessel.


* In TadWilliams' ''Literature/{{Otherland}}'' series, the heroes' boat turns into a leaf when they travel into a simulation in which they're smaller than the local insects.

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* In TadWilliams' Creator/TadWilliams' ''Literature/{{Otherland}}'' series, the heroes' boat turns into a leaf when they travel into a simulation in which they're smaller than the local insects.





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* ''VideoGame/LegendsAndMyths'': One shows up towards the end of the City of Eyes level. If you click on it, it grows swan-like wings and sails away, only for another to replace it. It doesn't serve any purpose, but it's pretty.



* Clumsy uses a leaf boat in ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' cartoon special "Smurfily Ever After" to deliver invitations for Woody and Laconia's wedding, with his first stop being the Pussywillow Pixies.

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* Clumsy uses a leaf boat in ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' cartoon special [[Recap/TheSmurfsSpecial5SmurfilyEverAfter "Smurfily Ever After" After"]] to deliver invitations for Woody and Laconia's wedding, with his first stop being the Pussywillow Pixies.


* In ''MouseGuard'', Sadie uses one to travel to Calogero.

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* In ''MouseGuard'', ''ComicBook/MouseGuard'', Sadie uses one to travel to Calogero.



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* One puzzle in ''VideoGame/SimonTheSorcerer'' requires the protagonist to improvise one of these after being shrunk.


* In ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', Ray goes out on the bayou in one of these during [[spoiler: [[{{Tearjerker}} his funeral]].]]

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* In ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', Ray goes out on the bayou in one of these during [[spoiler: [[{{Tearjerker}} his funeral]].funeral.]]

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* Clumsy uses a leaf boat in ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' cartoon special "Smurfily Ever After" to deliver invitations for Woody and Laconia's wedding, with his first stop being the Pussywillow Pixies.


* In ''Disney/FunAndFancyFree'', Mickey, Donald and Goofy cross the giant's moat on a giant leaf.

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* In ''Disney/FunAndFancyFree'', Mickey, Donald and Goofy cross the giant's moat on a giant leaf. Jiminy Cricket also uses one in the introduction.


* Water striders are predatory insects that "walk" on the surface-tension of still ponds. When they find a dead or drowning bug, they'll drag it to a floating leaf, so they can eat in peace without the risk of being swallowed by a fish from below.

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* Water striders are predatory insects that "walk" on the surface-tension of still ponds. When they find a dead or drowning bug, they'll drag it to a floating leaf, so they can eat in peace without the risk of being swallowed by a fish from below. Occasionally the leaf then gets washed into a stream and carried off, which is one way water striders colonize new ponds.

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* Water striders are predatory insects that "walk" on the surface-tension of still ponds. When they find a dead or drowning bug, they'll drag it to a floating leaf, so they can eat in peace without the risk of being swallowed by a fish from below.



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* In ''Animation/CatCity'', Lazy Dick makes one for himself to ride a river in TheAmazon.

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