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Arrow Unbelievable!! Man-sized Rabbit!!!!

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HEY! IT'S BIGS BUNNY

February 3, 2006 -- What a wabbit! German Giant, one of the biggest bunnies on the face of the planet, tips the scales at 17 pounds — almost seven pounds more than the average rabbit of his breed.
And he’s still growing, according to German breeder Hans Wagner (above), whose hair-raising angora hare was the highlight of a recent rabbit fair in Berlin.
On all paws, German Giant, named for the world’s largest rabbit breed, stands 17 inches tall. And standing on his hind feet, he’s more than three feet tall.
To find out how unusual Wagner’s wabbit is, The Post contacted Six Bells Rabbitry in Arvada, Colo.
“That’s a huge animal. That’s amazing,” said breeder Michelle Jones. “In the States, it’s hard to get them past 12 to 15 pounds.”
How did German Giant get so big?
“I don’t feed him an unusual diet,” said Wagner. “He goes through more than his brothers and sisters, but he eats the same food mix. His favorite food is actually lettuce. He can never get enough of it.”
Herr Hare is unusual in another way, he noted. “Unlike some other rabbits I’ve had, he’s really a gentle character — a gentle giant.”


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By the way, that rabbit must weigh SEVENTY pounds, not "17".
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Aww! I would love to have a bunny that big .




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Holy smokes!
Man he's as big as my dog!


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Imagine taking that thing out in public! I bet you'd get a whole lot of gawkers. Lol, I know I'D stare

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I would SO love to cuddle that bunny! Wow!


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You don't want to get kicked accidentally by those legs. They could knock you down!

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Smile big bunny hug

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I would love to have that bunny.. The sad thing is though, I bet the life expectancy is short..

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Imagine how big his teeth are!!!!!

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WHO ATE ALL THE CARROTS!!

As a matter of fact I have very Dail mail newspaper article on my living room table right now, that is one HUUUGE bunny.

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By the way, that rabbit must weigh SEVENTY pounds, not "17".
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that is truly amazing...i wish i could get one like that.

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Well i know that french lops,british and flemish giants have between 3 and five years at best..due to their size they are very prone to heart disease.

Want to see some more? I would love to rehome one of them..but can you imagine this size with a sticky bottom!!

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yeah, that's defianately not 17 pounds, my cat weighs 18 and he's no where near that big! unless that's a really tiny man...

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