It's International Rabbit Day, so it seems a good moment to remind you not to mess with the bunnies of Kinclaven. They were so notorious that their viciousness was reported on the other side of the world, in Milton, New Zealand, in 1886:
The other day, as two English ewes were grazing in a young grass field in the parish of Kinclaven and Strathmore, a grey rabbit made its appearance from a burrow in the field, and attaced one of the ewes in the fashion of a cat, and then ran back for a yard, and being followed by the ewe, it turned again and made another furious attack, springing on to the face of the ewe and striking out smartly with its feet. The ewe left the mouth of the burrow, and the rabbit then returned to the burrow. It was thought by the onlookers who watched the occurrence that the rabbit had its young in the hole, and was defending the mouth of the burrow, but it was afterwards found that the rabbit tenanted the hole by itself.
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