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Old 11-11-2008, 08:56 PM   #31
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I was thinking about this classic myself:





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Is this the movie that starts with some strange documentary footage of Rabbit roundups (clubbings, as I remember it...) in...Texas?


Waaay off-topic: On my reading list, for strangeness-sake alone, I have "Death Meets 400 Rabbits" by Aaron Marc Stein.
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Old 11-12-2008, 12:59 AM   #32
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It is reportedly said Amy only eats carrot,cabbage and other herbage,so I don't think she will attack somebody.

I am however wondering how can Amy be that fat and huge only feeding on vegetables?

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I am allergic to rabbits So sad really. Amy would make me sneeze uncontrollably.
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It is reportedly said Amy only eats carrot,cabbage and other herbage,so I don't think she will attack somebody.
But the feet! Look at the feet!

I don't think Amy's a suitable name for her though.
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The owner spends about 50 pounds a day, I am not sure this is expensive or not in a normal british family.For me it's highly expensive
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No, it's not normal. They spend more 3x more on her a week than the average weekly food shop for one family.
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But the feet! Look at the feet!

I don't think Amy's a suitable name for her though.

Amy's feet look so mild for me, no inclination for attacks

Probably "Amy" is named when she was a baby, no body knows she would be that hugeI think it's a very good name for her
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The second and third picture is Amy (real UK rabbit).
The first picture is apparently some German-owned rabbit but it does look like a hoax.

You can discuss the ethics of this, in reality such big animals probably should be considered diseased and they probably have several medical problems and issues and may suffer (both due to breeding for size and obesity on top of that) that those articles in the UK newspapers will never tell about. I do get the impression that the owners of Amy are trying to make some mint out of their "project" (let me guess, a few thousands quid per newspaper article?).

Extremely large size of an individual (as opposed to an entire species) is mostly a medical problem, in many cases it is due to a tumor that produces growth hormone in the pituary gland (hormone producing tissue at the base of the brain). When this tumor is present during childhood or adolesence, the individual grows very large. In humans this rare condition is called "acromegaly" can result in human giants as high as 7-8 feet (2m50). I think these days most children with this condition in the Western world receive medical treatment to prevent extreme height and related complications.
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Amy's feet look so mild for me, no inclination for attacks

Probably "Amy" is named when she was a baby, no body knows she would be that hugeI think it's a very good name for her
Hmm, I suppose it'll do as well as any I was thinking of a more aggressive one - 'Guster', along the lines of Charles Dickens or something

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The second and third picture is Amy (real UK rabbit).
The first picture is apparently some German-owned rabbit but it does look like a hoax.

You can discuss the ethics of this, in reality such big animals probably should be considered diseased and they probably have several medical problems and issues and may suffer (both due to breeding for size and obesity on top of that) that those articles in the UK newspapers will never tell about. I do get the impression that the owners of Amy are trying to make some mint out of their "project" (let me guess, a few thousands quid per newspaper article?).

Extremely large size of an individual (as opposed to an entire species) is mostly a medical problem, in many cases it is due to a tumor that produces growth hormone in the pituary gland (hormone producing tissue at the base of the brain). When this tumor is present during childhood or adolesence, the individual grows very large. In humans this rare condition is called "acromegaly" can result in human giants as high as 7-8 feet (2m50). I think these days most children with this condition in the Western world receive medical treatment to prevent extreme height and related complications.
Interesting. Based on some of your responses to previous threads, I wonder what you study/what your vocation is
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I suspect he's either a fellow medical biologist or a vet. great post, spot on.
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No, the three pics are all Amy, the 1st is pictured at age 3, the 2nd and 3rd probably age 2 or 1.5.

There is no other rabbit individual bigger than Amy.
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I suspect he's either a fellow medical biologist or a vet. great post, spot on.
I also recall him speaking of mental illnesses at length before...hmm.
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Where do I get one?
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