Yes, it is true that all the animals in the forest were scared of Makara because it was powerful and strong enough to harass other creatures. The animals followed what Makara ordered to them and nobody had the guts to oppose him. That’s why nobody objected when Makara sent a letter to tortoises not to come in the meeting and leave the forest. Afterwards, the Makara wrote a letter to the snakes to leave the forest in a day. All the animals were aware that it was injustice, but nobody could oppose him for he was strong enough and the snakes left the forest in one day. Makara being strong never realised his mistake and shouted when somebody tried to intervene. Makara even told the lizards to leave the forest on short notice. Thus, Makara used to harass all other reptiles in the forest.