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Tuesday, September 16, 2003

Rabbits

This neighborhood is full of rabbits. Last year the rabbits were so thick, I inadvertently stepped on one. Actually, I think it ran under my foot as I was walking. Another time, a rabbit stepped on me. Today I saw the strangest thing: A rabbit carrying a mouse in its mouth. I have no idea what was going on. But, I alawys thought rabbits were vegetarians.

Posted by Marie at September 16, 2003 11:35 PM

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Carrying it how? Like a mother cat would carry a kitten or a lion would carry an antelope? Actually, it doesn't matter. You step on rabbits, rabbits step on you, carnivorous bunnies... this is all very strange.

Posted by: Kem White at September 17, 2003 12:43 PM

Are you sure it wasn't a baby rabbit?! It's strange that you mention rabbits, because we have a ton in our neighborhood too! Each night, there are at least 2-3 rabbits in our front yard. Are they taking over??

Posted by: Jeff at September 17, 2003 1:07 PM

Without being able to get close enough to inspect, I can only assume it was a mouse. The size was right and it had a tail. Now that you mention it, the rabbit was carrying the mouse like a lion would carry a antelope.

Is anyone except me suddenly thinking "jackalope?"

Posted by: Marie at September 17, 2003 4:11 PM

Ha! There used to be a store on a highway in our town (Ft. Worth, TX) that had a giant jackalope statue on its roof. If I can find a picture of it, I'll be sure to send it your way...

Posted by: Jeff at September 18, 2003 11:36 AM

Ain't Google grand sometimes?! You can see the famous Jackalope store "landmark" here!

Posted by: Jeff at September 18, 2003 11:39 AM