In reply to Alan.:
I've never seen a black wabbit either especially one with a moustache. Nice capture, Gaynor.
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In reply to TeeJay:
Lot to learn
In reply to gaynorsl:
Reminds me of some of our pet rabbits - they used to have full run of the garden and would often create nests. This one did take us by surprise as her female partner turned out to be male and presented us with 2 litters :)
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In reply to Gardenbirder:
Gardenbirder said:Oh, Bob, that is one little cutie! Looks very much like the bunny of friends for whom we bunny-sat whenever they went away--for about 8 or 10 long weekends per year for 7 years. In return, they filled our bird feeders when we were away. We probably had the better deal!
Yes, she was a star bunny. I went out one morning and found this in the bottom of the hutch.
Needless to say we were completely taken by surprised but we obviously twigged that the other female was actually male and he was straight off to the vet. What we didn't know was that rabbis mate as soon as they have given birth. Several weeks later we discovered Smudge at the entrance of one of the holes she would regularly dig up - you can just see one of the second set of babies suckling. She would immediately seal the burrow after feeding.
So we let her continue until the day she decided not to re seal the hole. That is when we stepped in and transferred the babies from burrow to hutch as we didn't want to risk the local cats getting involved.
A very interesting experience for sure and all 11 babies found new homes.
Gardenbirder said:What colour was the Dad?
This is Peanuts, the proud father.
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