Rabbit, run? Not this hare.
And for what it was worth, it was a hairy encounter between an aggressive rabbit and equally feisty crow that was caught on video by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division.
The two species rarely fight, particularly in parking lots, but state biologists believe the rabbit had a reason for protecting its turf.
“Mama rabbits will rush and bite at some hungry predators that threaten her babies, but only if that predator cannot also eat her,” Alabama wildlife officials wrote in a Facebook post Thursday.
“That means that she’ll stand tall against this crow, and also attack a snake, but will split if you or your dog come onto the scene to potentially eat her young," wildlife officials wrote.“If you find a nest of baby rabbits, leave them alone and keep pets away.”
The video was filmed outside a division office in northern Alabama, AL.com reported.
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