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Re: Baby bunnies


I don't mean to do it.... but by the time I see the
small bunnies in the grass, it is too late. sigh.

But don't get me wrong- I do chase the bunnies out of
the yard... but they come right back.

Donna

--- "raider843@earthlink.net"
<raider843@earthlink.net> wrote:

> Chris, how CUTE, and Donna, eeeeeewwwwwwwwww isn't
> that upsetting?
> A
> 
> Andrea
> Beaufort, SC Zone 8b
> raider843@earthlink.net
> 
> 
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 3/17/2006 6:51:17 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Baby bunnies
> >
> > Karen was right--- that mama bunny had to get in
> that
> > way! :)
> >
> > Better stop at the store and get some rabbit fence
> and
> > line your "stock plants" tent tonight.....
> >
> > BTW, I have baby bunnies yearly here (sigh), and
> those
> > babies will be up and moving in a couple hours.
> They
> > kinda look like mice at first when they first
> start
> > moving around. Betting they won't even be there by
> > tomorrrow morning... and by Sunday they will be
> > nibbling on your.....
> >
> > Good thing you don't have to mow the grass, I
> always
> > get a few that way- they just don't realize they
> have
> > to move when the lawnmower is coming when they are
> > young.
> >
> > Donna
> >
> >
> >
> > --- "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Spring is definitly here!
> > > 
> > > Despite nighttime temps in the lower 20s, the
> signs
> > > are all around us here.
> > > Plants are popping up overnight, buds are
> breaking,
> > > and the birds start
> > > chirping first thing in the morning.
> > > 
> > > The best sign yet is one that Romeo uncovered
> just a
> > > few minutes ago.  He
> > > seemed inordinately interested in one of my
> sedges,
> > > so I called him away
> > > and went to see what was there.  
> > > 
> > > It looked like a dead animal of some sort, so I
> > > pushed away a big mass
> > > of fur with a stick only to uncover five tiny
> little
> > > baby rabbits.  They
> > > were so young that their eyes hadn't even opened
> > > yet.  Romeo managed to
> > > move one out (but didn't hurt it), so I put it
> back
> > > into the nest with 
> > > the rest.  They're so warm and soft (but not
> very
> > > hairy yet).
> > > 
> > > I wnated to take a picture, but I also didn't
> want
> > > to disrupt them too
> > > much.  It's cold out there and I'm sure their
> nest
> > > was much nicer.  :)
> > > 
> > > Now I need to figure out how to put a cage
> around so
> > > that Mother Rabbit
> > > can get in, but Romeo can't.
> > > 
> > > So much for a rabbit-free yard!  Once they're
> big
> > > enough I guess I'll
> > > chase them out.
> > > 
> > > Chris
> > > 
> > >
> >
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