Nature can be cruel - adult rabbit attacks baby bunny

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  • Published on Apr 16, 2016
  • In an attempt to allow our rabbits to enjoy a dry, reasonably warm day out in our yard and to give them a chance to get some exercise and to socialize, we let them out in their protective pens, separating the adult males from each other and from the females and their litters. One adult female with an older litter of her own decided she did not like her sister's younger litter being in the same pen. She aggressively went after a few of the 3-week-old babies and finally succeeded in biting and crippling one unfortunate baby.
    Very shortly after, we came across a viral video where a similar thing happened to a baby bunny named Wheelz whose owners found crippled but alive and built him a little wheelchair out of dollar-store materials. This was a very moving gesture and was heartwarming in the hope it inspired. Unfortunately, their bunny ultimately passed away too from his injuries.
    The saddest part of the whole thing was some people's reactions to their video. They blamed Overlook Acres (Wheelz' owners) for what happened and accused them of cruelty and neglect for allowing their rabbits to freerange and 'suffer' outdoors.
    They ignored the explanation that an adult rabbit caused Wheelz' injuries and questioned their character and motivations for keeping rabbits and for trying to keep Wheelz' memory alive.
    I thought for a long time about whether or not to publish this video (as I simply wanted to forget this ugly incident), but felt it should be shared in defense of what the good people at Overlook Acres had said all along. An adult rabbit attacked and crippled their baby bunny through no fault of their own.
    People criticize breeders if they keep their rabbits in cages with wire floors (no matter the thickness of the gauge or the fact that it's ultimately healthier and cleaner for them), yet in trying to do better and offering them the ability to freerange... this too is treated by some as being criminal and neglectful.
    Not so and not fair.
    So in defense of Overlook Acres, I'm showing this video.

    This video is and remains my sole copyright.
    Do not repost or use without permission.
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  • Hector Cabrera
    Hector Cabrera 23 minutes ago

    Kill the adult rabbit and make some good bbQ

  • IcyGuy Bv
    IcyGuy Bv 14 hours ago

    ¿Porqué me satisface ver esto? ;-;

  • David mz 57
    David mz 57 16 hours ago

    that's why I do not believe in the tenderness of animals!

  • []sanrio milkshakes[]
    []sanrio milkshakes[] 19 hours ago

    IS IT OKAAAY

  • Not Racist Just White
    Not Racist Just White 22 hours ago

    wow...

  • Emilia WowMuchFun

    This is how nature is supposed to be so shut your mouth you worthless animal protectors, you are gonna get slaughtered next I already broke my sisters nose for being a vegan

  • cheis47 l
    cheis47 l Day ago

    Hmnng fucking hate that screaming sound just fucking kill it already god ffs

  • elcucuy feo
    elcucuy feo Day ago

    Am onwy wittwe babbeh!!

  • Xipo86
    Xipo86 Day ago

    i hope you eat this fucking rabbit

  • 38th Meme Time Lord

    I just want to throw that fucking rabbit parent against a tree

  • Manifest Gains
    Manifest Gains Day ago

    This screams Monty python!

  • Tucker Dobbs
    Tucker Dobbs Day ago

    Doggo wanna rabbit

  • yuri lourenco
    yuri lourenco 2 days ago

    Poor little baby bunny. Sad

  • Amanda Roach
    Amanda Roach 2 days ago

    I had a male rabbit that did this to one of my does. Obviously the buck went off to freezer camp. I thought it was a one off thing, I had no idea rabbits intentionally did this until seeing this video. I guess some rabbits are just dicks?!? Soooo weird....I understand them being aggressive but paralyzing another rabbit? You think they’d just bully them a little until they stayed away, not go so hard core mean so fast:(

    • Amanda Roach
      Amanda Roach 2 days ago +1

      Oh & just a little side note: I saw comments where people said don’t mix ages & that’s not necessarily true. It’s more about how often they’re around each other. Look in to colony raising & you’ll get an idea of the dynamics at play. It’s totally possible to mix adults & babies.....there’s just a lot of conditions to meet for it to work out. I have a few males, a few more females than males, & their babies living together & have never had a baby injured bc of an aggressive adult. It’s really just about dynamics.

  • Help Me
    Help Me 2 days ago

    it’s name is Lt. Dan now


    no matter what anyone says, thats its name.

  • ANTONIO AZEVEDO
    ANTONIO AZEVEDO 2 days ago

    Watch the movie Watership Down for rabbit cruelty

  • Ken Wilson
    Ken Wilson 2 days ago

    I once had a donkey in among my cattle to protect them from wild dogs and coyote. But after a while I started finding dead calves in the pasture with large bites to their necks, then one day I actually caught the donkey in the act. That friggin donkey never saw another sunrise.

  • Ken Wilson
    Ken Wilson 2 days ago

    I'd be torture killing one bully rabbit that day. I'd break it's back as payback.

  • Kei W.
    Kei W. 2 days ago

    The bunny was tired of the shit.

  • CHIBIQWEEN
    CHIBIQWEEN 3 days ago

    Rabbit: GOTTA FLEE FROM THAT CRIME

  • CeresTV
    CeresTV 3 days ago

    Should have paralyzed the adult rabbit from the neck down

  • Alekshii
    Alekshii 3 days ago +1

    Flex tape would do the job.

  • lisab theboss
    lisab theboss 3 days ago +1

    Ok in sorry but some of yall are just too fucking stupid. One comment was im going to take a 12 gauge and kill the rabbit that did that. That person sounds so fucking stupid. Its nature things like this happen you can tell it was accidental aswell. If you can't handle it then your not fit to survive.

  • christian miranda
    christian miranda 4 days ago

    Hamsters eat there baby's! I remember all the baby hamster were missing there heads! The parents got a good meal!

  • itsmeyohta
    itsmeyohta 4 days ago

    Thumper making them tap out

  • Wot In Tarnation
    Wot In Tarnation 4 days ago

    Don’t mess with the *BIG DOG*

  • /b/
    /b/ 4 days ago

    I don’t why I found it funny lmfao

  • Mike T
    Mike T 4 days ago

    Eat the Big Bully Bunny

  • Lex Luther
    Lex Luther 4 days ago

    Ha ha

  • Piccolo xNailxKami
    Piccolo xNailxKami 4 days ago

    Bunnies are cunts.

  • theanticzar
    theanticzar 5 days ago

    Gg

  • Lukas Pesl
    Lukas Pesl 5 days ago

    bastard bunny. i would kick his ass for that

  • A Random person
    A Random person 5 days ago

    You could hear Doggo "sensing" the Rabbits pain. Or the dog "sensed" it's weak. And wanted to pounce, and finish the rabbit off.

  • El Gringo Loco Aka Erzstaatsfeind #1

    Dafuq!!!! The Big rabbit made the baby rabbit paraplegic! X""D

  • Geminei
    Geminei 6 days ago

    Pretty sure this was cause it's pen was too small. The rabbits are territorial and they feel too claustrophobic in a small pen like that with so many other rabbits to share it with. Glad you guys are taking precautions to prevent this now.

  • Laffed
    Laffed 6 days ago

    Wtf did it do to make it crippled

    • Mudokon
      Mudokon 6 days ago

      It bit the spine. The baby bunny died because of that afterwards :/

  • zero two nauh
    zero two nauh 6 days ago

    Omg the bunny no Walk :(

  • Allyiah Klika
    Allyiah Klika 6 days ago

    NOOOOOOOO WHY😭😭😭

  • A Thought Crime
    A Thought Crime 6 days ago

    Feed that rabbit to a hungry dog or snake.

  • Davin Dempster
    Davin Dempster 6 days ago +1

    Thats a nice leg you got there. Be ashame if someone *bit the fuck outta it*

  • My mst bunny funny baby

    Madharchod bacha nahi shakta tha

  • Marko
    Marko 6 days ago

    Why the f am I watching this....

  • Reece Can in a van
    Reece Can in a van 6 days ago

    i wouldve put that rabbit to sleep i am just tearing up from seeing the poor babing being paralized and screaming for its life

  • WULFY THATS MEEE
    WULFY THATS MEEE 7 days ago

    The poor thing! That squeal won't get out of my head

  • Blitzkrieg Mario
    Blitzkrieg Mario 7 days ago

    Give him Stoat!!!

  • ian vega
    ian vega 7 days ago +1

    Even rabbits can be a bully

  • silver wing
    silver wing 7 days ago

    WHY THE FUCK ARE YOU RECORSING IT YOU ANIMALS ABUSER GO TO FUCKING HELL AND BURN

    • The Unknown
      The Unknown 7 days ago

      silver wing that's is far the most disgusting comment I have ever read in for now

  • Ann Gray
    Ann Gray 8 days ago

    Why the FUCK didn't you make another pen instead of having so many in this pen? You're at fault for that rabbit paralyzing that baby bunny. Dumb ass!

    • DeathsHood
      DeathsHood 7 days ago

      Ann Gray Watch to the end of the video, you reactionary twat.
      They *did* build more pens, and no longer allow adult rabbits near young or juvelines.

  • Cole James
    Cole James 8 days ago

    Anthropomorphization is stupid. Stop doing it. They're rabbits ffs. And no, the dogs weren't in shock at this senseless act of violence, rather their hunting instincts were kicked into overdrive.

    • The Unknown
      The Unknown 7 days ago

      Cole James I called bullshit on that dog can also scare to even the smallest bunny to you know! 😑

  • Valkyrie Cimarron
    Valkyrie Cimarron 8 days ago

    Dude, that the killer rabbit from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. No rabbit mate, it has big sharp teeth!!

  • SkychromE
    SkychromE 8 days ago

    So that's what happend to my past rabbits...

  • Aknija Animates
    Aknija Animates 8 days ago

    You can tell it’s a a physco bunny with its red eyes

  • Luis Llorens
    Luis Llorens 8 days ago

    Time for some rabbit stew. That big asshole bunny looks like he'll feed four.

  • Matt Ryan
    Matt Ryan 8 days ago

    This is why I don't dig rodents, I'd have the aggressive mother put down after her letter is raised.
    Also seen one vid of a dog killing her mature daughter, confusion all around.
    Remember kids, violent psychopaths occur in ALL mammals.

  • Fernando Villegas
    Fernando Villegas 8 days ago

    Why do earth creatures like to destroy one another? How barbaric.

    • DeathsHood
      DeathsHood 7 days ago

      Fernando Villegas Nature is amoral. For non empathic social species, the survival and success of _heir own_ young is paramount.
      Everything else is secondary.
      When a lion becomes the alpha of a pride, it will attempt to seek out and kill every cub that is not its own, for instance.

  • A Cleric name Femboi

    i had a rabbit when i was younger...friendliest fucker int he world when you was feed him...but without food? catch my ass nowhere near him

  • Misery Go Round
    Misery Go Round 8 days ago

    Yep. Can confirm. Rabbits can be unexpectedly vicious towards their own. We had a mother literally bury one of her babies alive, bite another when we were gone, and would randomly attack the father.
    She turned rather violent after having babies and started biting and attacking our hands and what babies were live. She ended up literal snake food and we hand fed the babies. She just was not worth keeping around. Strangest thing I tell you.

    • NASA SCUBA TEAM BUBBLES
      NASA SCUBA TEAM BUBBLES 8 days ago

      Misery....I understand.Cheers.

    • Misery Go Round
      Misery Go Round 8 days ago

      Slamming Down The Hammer
      Nope... sound bad but she was specifically fed to a friend's python. I mean we could have easily released her, my mom's idea, but hawks and coyotes would have gotten to her anyways. She was just a vicious rabbit that sat separated from all the other because she was just so damn mean after giving birth.

    • NASA SCUBA TEAM BUBBLES
      NASA SCUBA TEAM BUBBLES 8 days ago

      I take it you raise rabbits for snake food.Maybe?

  • Michael Chavez
    Michael Chavez 8 days ago

    I wouldn't say senseless violence....

  • Rasmus Wellejus
    Rasmus Wellejus 8 days ago

    How can it paralyze it like that?

    • DeathsHood
      DeathsHood 7 days ago +1

      Rasmus Wellejus Rabbits have deceptively long, strong front teeth, and it bit down right on the baby's spine.
      How it did it without drawing blood is a mystery, though...

  • Fuck Google
    Fuck Google 8 days ago +1

    They'll go for the back of the neck when they bite too, usually an instant kill. That adult female would be stew now.

  • Apes escapes
    Apes escapes 9 days ago

    Dogs do the same thing

  • Adrian's Ideas
    Adrian's Ideas 9 days ago

    This is so sad...



    Alexa, play despacito.

  • Itz CailbreHqckz
    Itz CailbreHqckz 9 days ago

    💔💔💔💔😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 poor bunny

  • Tim Green
    Tim Green 9 days ago

    id have had rabbit stew,

  • leave now
    leave now 9 days ago

    At least that baby rabbit won't feel his feet being cut off.


    I have a terrible sense of humor I am so sorry.

  • Ash9420
    Ash9420 10 days ago

    I'd get in that pen and snap the back on that rabbit who crippled the baby one

    • Unknown
      Unknown 8 days ago

      Don't cut yourself with that edge.

  • Chalklett Kayke
    Chalklett Kayke 10 days ago

    Lol

  • Li Milani
    Li Milani 11 days ago

    What breed of bunny is that?

  • CynicallyObnoxious
    CynicallyObnoxious 11 days ago

    Rabbits will eat their own young

  • Nathan T.
    Nathan T. 11 days ago

    Bunny lives matter!! BLM get it? Lmao

  • uknow who
    uknow who 11 days ago +1

    You didn't imagine nature could be cruel? We humans assign asinine attributes to animals for our own purposes and this is proof that nature couldn't care less what we think of it.

    • Unknown
      Unknown 8 days ago

      Exactly. People have huge egos and think everything should work they way they want it to or else...

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked 11 days ago

    That rabbit’s foot wasn’t so lucky.

  • Jennifer Bacon
    Jennifer Bacon 11 days ago

    Wow i just read so many comments saying you would kill the adult rabbit. And some of the comments are just disgusting to read! That was awfully sad what happened to baby rabbit but it nature. And by killing the adult rabbit make you worst because you taking revenge on what does not know any better! Yet as humans we do!. Xx

  • Winnie Blues mate
    Winnie Blues mate 11 days ago

    God damn, i would have smacked that bunny into oblivion lol

  • Pwner 1492
    Pwner 1492 11 days ago

    watership down

    • Pwner 1492
      Pwner 1492 11 days ago

      I recommend it to whoever wants to kill the adult for hurting the bunny

  • Hyper Borea
    Hyper Borea 11 days ago

    You should kill the rabbit.

  • 『Hatsune Mエku』
    『Hatsune Mエku』 11 days ago

    WHAT THE FUCK THAT POOR RABBIT’S PARALYZED-

  • Minutes Now
    Minutes Now 11 days ago

    WTH did it do to it?!

  • kimokui
    kimokui 12 days ago

    😢😢😢

  • james willis
    james willis 12 days ago

    I HEAR BY DECLARE THAT THE WHITE RABBIT SHOULD BE PUT TO DEATH HI WILL DEAL WITH FIRING SQUAD WITHIN THE WEEK :-)

  • Bee Waifu
    Bee Waifu 12 days ago

    "And then we kicked that adult bunny."
    (Random Soccer fan): GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

  • Koli
    Koli 12 days ago +1

    poor baby bunnies :(

  • Alena DB
    Alena DB 12 days ago

    Holy sh#%

  • Tomato Potato
    Tomato Potato 12 days ago

    You misspelled "cool" in the title.

  • Den tojong
    Den tojong 12 days ago

    *_i have crippl-_*


    no.

  • PixelSlayer247
    PixelSlayer247 12 days ago

    lol at the retards ascribing human morality to an act of nature xD
    lock that bunny up in bunny jailll!!!

  • Jenna's_Reborn Nursery

    Poor thing

  • Jenna's_Reborn Nursery

    Stop the bunny from hurting the babies instead if videoing

  • MERcurialKG
    MERcurialKG 12 days ago

    Kill that motherfuker

  • Jacardo
    Jacardo 13 days ago

    Then adult rabbit goes to prison and gets crippled by three bigger adult rabbits who happened to hear about what the punk rabbit did..the end. 😁

  • DAUGHTERS 4 LIFE
    DAUGHTERS 4 LIFE 13 days ago

    😲😟😞😢😭😞

  • Robbie
    Robbie 13 days ago

    Bunny: "The pain. The paiiiiiin"
    *Bites younger bunny*

  • Alice McDonald
    Alice McDonald 13 days ago

    0:20

  • Balckheart 14
    Balckheart 14 13 days ago

    Just eat the adult bunny.
    I love bunny meat.

  • Buzzbelle
    Buzzbelle 13 days ago

    How come the person filming this didn't stop it

    • calamitasCorvus
      calamitasCorvus 13 days ago

      they didn't expect it. Did you even read what they said?

  • Lps DragonFox
    Lps DragonFox 13 days ago

    OML!!! I assume the mom bit the spinal cord or something but why would she do that!!

  • Yvng Cacti
    Yvng Cacti 13 days ago

    Maybe not a good idea after all

  • Cybernik The Robot
    Cybernik The Robot 14 days ago +1

    Lol the big white bunny is a psychopath.

  • AdrianUrsler
    AdrianUrsler 14 days ago

    Imagine being a baby rabbit n you're just boolin and a bigger rabbits literally fucking paralyzes you from the waist down in one bite

  • Kevin Castelonia
    Kevin Castelonia 14 days ago

    I have a pitbull named Capone who wants to be friends with your adult rabbit