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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

BUNNY HOP

Sometimes, with the profusion of buildings and cars, one forgets that we still live in the country.  Witness, for example . . .


Did you see him?  Way down there at the far end of this meager stretch of grass next to a medical building and its adjoining parking lot?

Take a closer look.



Yes it's a bunny rabbit.

He would hop a few steps, then stop and look around, nose twitching, checking for any sign of danger.  But I stayed quietly inside my car as he kept hopping closer.  Finally, he stopped directly in front of me.


And, thanks to the marvels of photo editing, I got my close-up.


It's a long time until Easter, granted, but . . . oh, heck, Gene, sing it!

6 comments:

Lowandslow said...

Yep, we still see them in town here, too. And believe it or not I recently saw a bobcat along a creekbed just a block from where I live, and on TV they showed a mountain lion on the roof of a house in Plano (heavily built up Dallas suburb).

S

Stephen Hayes said...

I've been told that there are bobcats in the forest behind our house but I haven't seen anything other than coyotes.

Tom Cochrun said...

boy, it"s been a while since I heard that!

Steve said...

Nice catch. We have deer and wild boars in our neck of the woods.

Thérèse said...

Nice encounter!

The Bug said...

There are too many dogs in our neighborhood - we rarely see rabbits. Now squirrels are a whole other matter!