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RABBIT RE-DO* (TWO PHOTOGRAPHS)

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Cottontail -1

I came across this well-fed rabbit as it grazed along the footpath. It didn’t follow typical rabbit behaviour when startled by people – it didn’t freeze or bolt. It just continued feeding and then stopped and looked at us (we were never further than seven to eight feet away). We figured it must have been a young rabbit and had not learned to fear people or predators yet. This reserve has a fair number of hawks and other raptors, I hope it learns that lesson soon!

* After some useful information from a fellow blogger, I no longer believe this rabbit is a cottontail (see my exchange with Eliza Waters in comments)

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27 thoughts on “RABBIT RE-DO* (TWO PHOTOGRAPHS)

  1. Cute 🙂

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  2. Lovely picture of this little one. Isn’t it amazing what we can learn from our readers?

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  3. Love that clever title 🙂

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  4. He or she is so darling. I love how you captured it in the first shot. Definitely well fed!

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  5. Such a cutie – it may not be a cottontail. It looks like a domestic, possibly a cross? An escapee, perhaps? That would explain its lack of fear of humans.

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  6. So adorable! I love these critters, and feel privileged to have them in our yard! 🙂 (So, I’m a little crazy!)

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  7. I don’t like rabbits eating my garden, but these guys are SO cute i’d probably pull up carrots for them.

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  8. Love that chunky little face!

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  9. Little cute one…. 👌

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  10. It’s a baby bunny who trusted you!

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