Wild Rabbits

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This wild Mother rabbit is out for a safe, short time, to eat her breakfast.  She is cleaning the dew from her feet.

Wild baby rabbits are not abandoned.  Mom only visits her babies 2x a day.  Once at dawn, once at dusk and she stays hidden the rest of the time in an attempt to keep the hawks and other predators away from the nest.

We have several pairs of rabbits that raise their young in our 3 acre yard every year.  Our yard is totally fenced, which keeps dogs from bothering the rabbits.  We can talk to the adult rabbits and get fairly close, because they have seen over the years that we are harmless (to an extent, Ha).

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