What do a rabbit, a chimney and a freak gust of wind have in common?

Some news just has to be reported because it is more real than reality.  The Daily Mail reports


A freak gust of wind turned a family fireplace into a giant vacuum which a pet rabbit up into the chimney breast where it was stuck for three days.

Nine-year-old Natasha Cameron was in tears when her best friend Chloe, a sand-coloured rabbit, was blown up into the chimney by a rush of air at her home in Bramhall, Manchester, on Sunday.

The family hoped the animal would hop back down but by Wednesday they decided to call for extra help.

Seriously. ¬†If you’re going to have a human interest story, why not make it fantastic like this one? ¬†It has drama, suspense… and a good ending? ¬†Let’s see ¬† Read more »


Rooting is rampant on Auckland City Council property

A reader emails concerned with rooting on council property:

Hi Cam,

Auckland City seems to have a problem with not only the Mayor rooting on council property – even the rabbits are rooting like… well… rabbits it seems.

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Oh how useful, can we do it to possums and deer?

Scientists in Turkey have produced glowing green rabbits that light up in the dark.

I can see how this would be incredibly useful, especially for possums, deer and goats.

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Insane bunny is insane

Caution: NSFW Language


Wednesday Weapons – Lock and Load

It is game bird season. Tomorrow I am off shooting. Here is the selection of ammunition that will be expended on Rabbits, Possums, Hares, Deer, Ducks, Pheasants and Quail over the next 5 days.

All ammunition was supplied by Hamills Manukau, the best shooting sports store in Auckland.