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Giant 22-lb Rabbit-Truth!
Summary of the eRumor: A picture of a huge rabbit
that the eRumor says is 22 pounds and mover than 3 feet long. It
is said to be a "German Giant" rabbit.
The Truth: According to the BBC, the
rabbit's name is Herman and lives with his owner, Hans Wagner, in
Berlin, Germany. German Giants are domestic rabbits. They do
not exist in the wild and can live as long as 12 years. The BBC
says that Herman can eat a bale of hay per week.
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
weighs in at 22 pounds
and measures a little over
3 feet. He is a breed of rabbit called German Giant
(how appropriate!). This is his owner, Hans Wagner, struggling
to hold him up. From the NY Post article...We 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
LOOK AT THOSE FEET!
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