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Meet the world's biggest rabbit who is 4ft 4inches and weighs a whopping 3.5 STONE
dailymail.co.uk ^ | 7 April 2012 @ | Tara Brady

Posted on 04/08/2012 9:09:55 PM PDT by smokingfrog

Meet the world's biggest Easter bunny, Darius the enormous Continental Giant, who weighs a whopping three-and-a-half stone and is 4ft 4in.

Darius, aged three, munches through an incredible 12 carrots a day to keep up his strength and fuel his amazing growth spurt.

He already held the title of world's biggest rabbit but has now smashed his own record after vets measured him a month ago and realised he had had grown another inch.

It is a double celebration for Darius who shares his birthday, on Easter Sunday, with his beloved owner Annette Edwards.

Ms Edwards, from Worcester, has bred big bunnies before but Darius is the largest in the history of rabbit-kind.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Unclassified; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: bunny; darius; easter
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1 posted on 04/08/2012 9:10:04 PM PDT by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

Toi could eat a weeks Worth of rabbit stew.


2 posted on 04/08/2012 9:12:02 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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3 posted on 04/08/2012 9:13:08 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog
3 years old. At 6 weeks, a New Zealand can be slaughtered (or at least mine could), and have a good saddle to put in the fry pan.

Great for a pet I suppose, but I just can't get past seeing rabbits as food.

/johnny

4 posted on 04/08/2012 9:13:34 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: smokingfrog

Somebody tell Jimmah Carter.


5 posted on 04/08/2012 9:14:00 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: smokingfrog; Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!
He already held the title of world's biggest rabbit but has now smashed his own record after vets measured him a month ago and realised he had had grown another inch.

He really astounded vets when he grew another foot.

6 posted on 04/08/2012 9:14:04 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: smokingfrog

*woof*

7 posted on 04/08/2012 9:15:38 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance

Almost looks like it could be photoshopped.


8 posted on 04/08/2012 9:20:54 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Liberty Valance
Just looking at that picture.... I'd have to get a dog for the ears and the feet. Scratch that... the ears are big enough, and the feet that they could be peeled and used for a consume or aspic.

But I would love to see that liver. And the kidneys. In a cream sauce with shallots and white wine.

And I could use a winter jacket. It's almost large enough.

I know it's her cuddly little pet..... but food. Glorious food.

/johnny

9 posted on 04/08/2012 9:21:31 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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10 posted on 04/08/2012 9:22:17 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

My family left England in the 1600s. How much in pounds is 3.5 stone?


11 posted on 04/08/2012 9:22:24 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: smokingfrog
Nyet. That's how their guts hang. I know. She's suffocating it.

Besides, the hair sizes are all the same. If it was photoshopped, it would be obvious by the fat hairs and skinny hairs. Pun not intended.

/johnny

12 posted on 04/08/2012 9:24:30 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Inyo-Mono

14 lbs = 1 stone


13 posted on 04/08/2012 9:27:47 PM PDT by bullfeather
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To: Inyo-Mono

About 50 lbs.


14 posted on 04/08/2012 9:31:03 PM PDT by PeaceBeWithYou (De Oppresso Liber! (50 million and counting in Afghanistan and Iraq))
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To: Liberty Valance

That IS big. A buddy of mine had a rabbit (”Thumper” of course) that must have been 4 or 5. It was huge as well - perhaps 3/4 of that??

One night some neighborhood dogs knocked over it’s hutch and killed it. However, one smaller dog was also dead with claw gouges on its chest. Who knows, but as 12 year-olds we liked to think that Thumper took it out.


15 posted on 04/08/2012 9:31:53 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: JRandomFreeper
What's for dessert?


16 posted on 04/08/2012 9:33:10 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

A rabbit is measured in stones.
A diamond is measured in carats.


17 posted on 04/08/2012 9:34:48 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Inyo-Mono

1 stone = 14 pounds, so 3.5 stone = 49 pounds.


18 posted on 04/08/2012 9:35:16 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Liberty Valance
"Amy the German giant"


19 posted on 04/08/2012 9:36:07 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: 21twelve
Who knows, but as 12 year-olds we liked to think that Thumper took it out.

Thumper may well have. A buck that still has his equipment is perfectly capable of fending off any predator his own size or smaller. By breeding bucks were harsh with the does. Until they finished and had seizures. We controlled breeding carefully. And kept the bucks far away from each other.

/johnny

20 posted on 04/08/2012 9:37:46 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: smokingfrog
Cheescake with a carrot cake crumb crust.

That's easier to type than to say.

/johnny

21 posted on 04/08/2012 9:39:33 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: smokingfrog
Let me guess, the Rabbit is named Harvey, right?
22 posted on 04/08/2012 9:40:15 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (A day without Obama is like a day without a Tsunami.)
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To: smokingfrog

23 posted on 04/08/2012 9:40:16 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: Inyo-Mono
It sounds so much better when I say I weigh 15 stone.


24 posted on 04/08/2012 9:46:18 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

Bigger than the one that Jimmy Carter saw?


25 posted on 04/08/2012 9:57:07 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A liberal's compassion is limited to the size of other peoples' paychecks)
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To: smokingfrog

26 posted on 04/08/2012 9:59:56 PM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Inyo-Mono

14 pounds to a stone.

About 50lbs in this case.


27 posted on 04/08/2012 10:02:55 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: smokingfrog

Beaster Bunny


28 posted on 04/08/2012 10:10:28 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: smokingfrog

Beaster Bunny


29 posted on 04/08/2012 10:10:27 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Liberty Valance

Dang, that’s a lotta hasenpfeffer.


30 posted on 04/08/2012 10:26:47 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Liver and kidneys in a cream sauce with shallots and white wine?

Blech!


31 posted on 04/08/2012 10:29:08 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: Liberty Valance

Holy crap! How many carrots do bunnies usually eat?


32 posted on 04/08/2012 10:30:23 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: smokingfrog

I’d break my back picking that rabbit up!


33 posted on 04/08/2012 10:31:25 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Thank you for answering my question. I was wondering how heavy this rabbit would be in pounds.


34 posted on 04/08/2012 10:33:20 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: Inyo-Mono
Google does conversions and all kinds of math now. For instance just type in
3.5 stone in pounds
and... presto!... you get the answer.

A person hardly needs a calculator anymore.

35 posted on 04/08/2012 10:43:25 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: smokingfrog

Don’t let Elliot Spitzer or Bill Clinton get near it. They’d hit anything that’s soft and furry.


36 posted on 04/08/2012 10:56:12 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: windcliff

BIG rabbit ping


37 posted on 04/08/2012 11:00:23 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

You’re quite welcome.


38 posted on 04/08/2012 11:04:22 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
You just gotta scroll down to #7 and #10 and see the pictures of this fifty pound rabbit!
39 posted on 04/08/2012 11:26:18 PM PDT by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: smokingfrog

“I *warned* you, but did you listen to me? Oh, no, you *knew*, didn’t you? Oh, it’s just a harmless little *bunny*, isn’t it?”


40 posted on 04/08/2012 11:32:16 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: smokingfrog

She has big rabbits bump.


41 posted on 04/08/2012 11:54:23 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: a fool in paradise
He really astounded vets when he grew another foot.

...boosting his luck by 25%.

42 posted on 04/09/2012 12:01:41 AM PDT by Erasmus (BHO: New supreme leader of the homey rollin' empire.)
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To: smokingfrog
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1) She's a typical White Easter Bunny
...reminds me of my grandmother

43 posted on 04/09/2012 12:17:26 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: smokingfrog
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2) In the name of "social justice", I'm gonna
replace you with a Black Easter Bunny next year.

44 posted on 04/09/2012 12:18:08 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: smokingfrog
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3) I've never really been proud of America and its traditions
So at 2pm today we are going to put the Easter Bunny
up against the wall and shoot him.

45 posted on 04/09/2012 12:20:55 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Liberty Valance

Now thats a wabbit.


46 posted on 04/09/2012 1:15:41 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Nations are only truly great when it's people are struggling against all odds, growing and expanding)
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To: smokingfrog

I wonder if it has a growth disorder.


47 posted on 04/09/2012 1:20:48 AM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

We used to eat rabbit whenI was younger. It was good . You don’t see it much anymore. I wouldn’t mind trying it aagain.


48 posted on 04/09/2012 1:29:18 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (The democratic party is the greatest cargo cult in history.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Yep, I`ve seen male rabbits have a go.. they can bring out a vicious side for sure.


49 posted on 04/09/2012 1:29:29 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: Bobalu; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re:

Yeah, tell me... about it!

I would, Bendy, BUT... I'm late!

Yet, on the other hand... large rabbits can be a lots of fun in pairs!

What are you people... drinking?

Some good suff... Dean Wormer.

Really, really... good stuff!

I rest... my case--

50 posted on 04/09/2012 3:17:00 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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