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Someone turned their pet loose…. #8956753 11/17/23 02:51 AM
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…way back in the middle of the mountains of Colorado. Who would do such a thing?

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For it is not the quarry that we truly seek, but the adventure.
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Run away!!!


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They actually make better house pets than you would think. My wife and kids roped me into it, but they're not so bad. They're like cats without the attitude. I couldn't imagine someone just turning them loose to try and survive in the wild. Domesticated rabbits aren't equipped for that.
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current federal policy is clearly irrational, scientifically insupportable and ridiculous.
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Part of me says rice & gravy,

the other part of me says no.

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Originally Posted by skinnerback
Part of me says rice & gravy,

the other part of me says no.

Funny that you mention that. Ever since we got pet bunnies, the girls don't want me to hunt the wild ones. Shame too. They're more tender than squirrel.


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Originally Posted by Nolanco
current federal policy is clearly irrational, scientifically insupportable and ridiculous.
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I’m surprised it’s lasted more than a night.

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Originally Posted by ntxtrapper
I’m surprised it’s lasted more than a night.


Me too. up

My BIL had raised a couple of big, white, domestic rabbits and then decided not to keep them. Said he couldn't bring himself to kill them so he turned them out on the premise they would "Have a chance". Yeah right.

A chance to run terrified as something either swooped down on it or tore it limb from limb.....probably starting to eat it before fully dead.

Sheesh....a BIG, WHITE, DOMESTIC rabbit is going to stand out like a Diamond in a Goats A$$ in that environment. It won't take predators long to take advantage of that.


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Snow shoe hare.


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When we lived in Clarksville, TN, our neighborhood backed up to some woods. One morning I go out to head for work and I see five or six of these domesticated white rabbits that got loose or were cut loose out in the grass near my truck. Stood out like crazy, obviously. When they would see me, they would flatten their ears and lay low as if they were hiding and I couldn't see them. It was actually pretty comical. Needless to say, there seemed to be one fewer each morning I went to work until there were nada.

What makes it worse for them not blending in is their thinking they actually do blend in. chicken


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Snow Shoe Hare is right. Hunt them in the snow and follow their tracks, that will keep you busy going round and round in circles, ask me how I know.


Just like Jesus, sometimes you gotta kill some hogs.
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Originally Posted by RattlesnakeDan
Snow Shoe Hare is right. Hunt them in the snow and follow their tracks, that will keep you busy going round and round in circles, ask me how I know.



I’ve only been to Colorado one time, but I believe you 100%. Almost swear they walk around backwards.

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When I was a kiddo in Oak Cliff someone had let around 15-20 pet rabbits go right after Easter into lower Kiest park. Guessing vehicles, hawks and dogs having fun got them.


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Yep, snow shoe hares turn white in winter.
They are harder to spot when we actually have snow on the ground.
They also do not taste the best but are edible.

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My oldest son lived in Maryland for a bit. There is a neighborhood there that a man raised rabbits for food and market. He decided to turn them loose and get out of the business. They are thriving there and as fast as wild ones, and have even cross bred to the wild ones. The folks there just accept them as part of the wildlife around the place. Hawks, foxes, dog's, car's get their share, but hasn't slowed them down, and they have been on the loose for a long while now.

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I'm late to the topic this AM; how has this not been posted yet:


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They're bringing it back to the theaters ya know. banana


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
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Originally Posted by Smokey Bear
Snow shoe hare.


yup,


lf the saying "Liar, Liar your pants on fire" were true
Mainstream news might be fun to watch
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Yeah, it’s a snowshoe. I had never seen any up there, and we saw three of them on this trip. They sure do stick out without any snow to blend in with.

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Yea saw about a half dozen when I was there 2nd season.


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Originally Posted by DStroud
Yea saw about a half dozen when I was there 2nd season.


Well, dadgum, don’t hold out on how your second season trip went. Seriously, I want to know about it.

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We used to see a bunch north of Eagle during the 3rd season mostly in the lower areas in sage brush

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Originally Posted by HuntnFly67
I'm late to the topic this AM; how has this not been posted yet:


If you knew what this song is about, today's elitist drug of choice. Adrenochrome.


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Snow Shoe Hare.. they turn white in the winter.

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Originally Posted by RattlesnakeDan
Originally Posted by HuntnFly67
I'm late to the topic this AM; how has this not been posted yet:


If you knew what this song is about, today's elitist drug of choice. Adrenochrome.



I thought it was about LSD?


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