Rabbits Sentence Examples
Returning, he tossed two rabbits to her.
After she fed the rabbits, she came back to find the horses had finished their grain.
Bordeaux was retrieving the rabbits from the sand.
I still want to get the rabbits, but I have other things I want to take care of first.
She had shot a few rabbits with it, and once a skunk that threatened the chickens.Advertisement
Flares, rabbits and squirrels are common.
The most common wild animals are deer, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, woodchucks and muskrats.
Some herds of cattle and horses run wild; but these were, of course, introduced, as were also the wild hogs, the numerous rabbits and the less common hares.
Do you mind if I get a few rabbits?
I like fresh rabbit meat every once in a while, and I like taking care of rabbits.Advertisement
Foxes are still found in considerable numbers in suitable habitats; opossums, skunks and raccoons are plentiful in some parts of the state; and rabbits and squirrels are still numerous.
An agricultural lease does not, apart from stipulation, confer any right to kill game, other than hares and rabbits (as to which, see the Ground Game Act 1880, and Game Laws) or any right of fishing.
In New Zealand and Australia rabbits, introduced either for profit or sport, have increased to such an extent as to form one of the most serious pests that the farmers have to contend against, as the climate and soil suit them perfectly and their natural enemies are too few and too lowly organized to keep them within reasonable bounds.
In colour lop-eared rabbits vary greatly.
Some years ago these rabbits were sold as "leporides" or hybrids, produced by the union of the hare and the rabbit; but the most careful experimenters have failed to obtain any such hybrid, and the naked immature condition in which young rabbits are born as compared with the clothed and highly developed young hare renders it unlikely that hybrids could be produced.Advertisement
The rabbits known as Dutch are small, and valued for the disposition of the colour and markings.
From the greater value of the fur, silver greys have been frequently employed to stock warrens, as they breed true to colour in the open if the ordinary wild rabbits are excluded.
Hares, for a long period extinct, were reintroduced about 1830, rabbits are very numerous, and the northern limit of the hedgehog is drawn at Lerwick.
Rabbits, hares, domesticated poultry, game-birds, and, when these run short, rats, mice and even insects, form the chief diet of the fox.
Ant-eaters (Orycteropus capensis), porcupines, weasels, squirrels, rock rabbits, hares and cane rats are common in different localities.Advertisement
Thus Echinococci contains a leucomaine which sets up an urticaria; Cysticercus tenuicollis occasions anaemia and death if injecte-1 into rabbits; and the cystic fluid of the common Coenurus serialis is said to be used by Kirghizes to poison wolves.
There are no rabbits, but hares (usagi) are to be found in very varying numbers, and those of one species put on a white coat during winter.
Some are said occasionally to resort to berries and other fruit for food, but as a rule they are carnivorous, feeding chiefly on birds and their eggs, small mammals, as squirrels, hares, rabbits and moles, but chiefly mice of various kinds, and occasionally snakes, lizards and frogs.
The woods are well stocked with red and roe deer, wild boar, hares, rabbits, pheasants, woodcock and snipe.
Coyotes or prairie wolves (of which there is a local sub-species, Canis nebracensis texensis), grey wolves, prairie dogs (gophers), and jack rabbits are common on the plains; less common are the grey wolf or lobo (Canis griseus) and the timber wolf; and there are several species of foxes, including the swift.Advertisement
Cottontail rabbits, raccoons (including the Mexican variety), and squirrels are common in the forests.
The characteristic feature of the vegetation, the Kerguelen's Land cabbage, was formerly abundant, but has been greatly reduced by rabbits introduced on to the island.
Rabbits and squ'rrels are numerous in nearly all parts of the state; skunks, weasels, muskrats and woodchucks are common; there are some racoons; mink are frequently taken in the Adirondacks; and a few otter remain.
Much more numerous are squirrels, rabbits, " groundhogs " (woodchucks), opossums, skunks, weasels and minks.
It is chiefly employed in destroying rats and other vermin, and in driving rabbits from their burrows.
The ferret should be kept in dry, clean, well-ventilated hutches, and fed twice daily on bread, milk, and meat, such as rabbits' and fowls' livers.
As the ferret enters the hole the rabbits flee before it, and are shot or caught by dogs as they break ground.
As to sacrifice, maize and other vegetables were offered, and occasionally rabbits, quails, &c., but, in the absence of cattle, human sacrifice was the chief rite, and cannibalism prevailed at the feasts.
Rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, woodcock and quail are also common game.
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the lynx, marten, porcupine, northern red squirrel, Beldings and Kennicotts ground squirrels, varyin and snowshoe rabbits, northern jumping mouse, white-throate sparrow, Blackburnian warbler, Audubon.
Mountain and plain and Arctic hares and rabbits are plentiful or scarce in localities, according to seasons or other circumstances.
Hares (and rabbits) have a cosmopolitan distribution with the exception of Madagascar and Australasia; and are now divided into numerous genera and subgenera, mentioned in the article FIG.
The dental formula varies from 1, c. $, 3 (total 28) in the hares and rabbits to i.
All authorities are agreed in dividing rodents into two great sections or sub-orders, the one, Duplicidentata, comprising only the hares, rabbits and picas, and the other, Simplicidentata, all the rest.
The remaining rodents, which include two families - the picas (Ochotonidae) and the hares and rabbits (Leporidae) - constitute a second sub-order, the Duplicidentata, differing from all the foregoing groups in possessing two pairs of incisors in the upper jaw (of which the second is small, and placed directly behind the large first pair), the enamel of which extends round to their postericr surfaces.
From the picas the hares and rabbits (Leporidae) are distinguished by the imperfect clavicles, the more or less elongated hind-limbs, short recurved tail (absent in one case) and generally long ears.
Next come three remarkable rabbits from the Indo-Malay countries, all closely allied, although regarded as representing three generic groups, Nesolagus, Caprolagus and Pentalagus.
In size these animals may be compared roughly to rabbits and hares; and they have rodent-like habits, hunching up their backs after the fashion of some foreign members of the hare-family, more especially the Liu-Kiu rabbit.
Under the protection of a game commission which was created in 1895, of some game preserves which have been established by this commission, and of various laws affecting wild animals and birds, the numbers of Virginia deer, black bear, rabbits, ruffed grouse, quail and wild turkeys have increased until in some of the wilder sections they are quite plentiful, while the numbers of weasels, minks, lynx and foxes have been diminished.
Familiar instances of this partial albinism is seen in the domestic breed of Himalayan rabbits.
Other individual rabbits, but belonging to no particular breed, are similarly marked, but in addition the eyeballs are black.
In some cases, as in all the varying hares, in addition to the eyes retaining their normal pigmentation, areas similar in extent and situation to those on the Himalayan rabbits also retain their pigmentation; and in the ptarmigan there is a black band on each side of the head stretching forwards and backwards from the eyeball, and the outer tail feathers are black.
With birds and mammals, however, there is no doubt that complete albino individuals do occur; and among species which, like the jackdaw, certain deer and rabbits, are normally deeply pigmented.
Since then (1904) Miss Florence Durham has shown that if the skins of young or embryonic mammals (rats, rabbits and guinea-pigs) be ground up and extracted in water, and the expressed juice be then incubated with solid tyrosin for twentyfour hours, with the addition of a very small amount of ferrous sulphate to act as an activator, a pigmentary substance is thrown down.
C. C. Hurst, more recently, has shown that albino rabbits, whether pure bred for eight generations at least, or extracted from pigmented parents, may carry the determinants for black or for black and grey.
Brodie, in ascertaining the physiological properties of nucleo-proteids, found that when they were intravascularly injected into pigmented rabbits, coagulation of the blood resulted, but of the eight albinoes which they used, none clotted.
Quite recently, however, the author of this article has made a more detailed examination of the question, operating upon several hundreds of rabbits.
The Himalayan rabbits reacted like complete albinoes, and 12% of them failed to clot when injected with nucleo-proteid extracted from pigmented animals.
With rabbits and mice there must be a still larger number.
In the intravascular coagulation experiments above described, all the rabbits were carefully weighed, and the amount of nucleoproteid injected until coagulation occurred was measured.
Roebuck and deer are found in a wild state in Gelderland and Overysel, foxes are plentiful in the dry wooded regions on the borders of the country, and hares and rabbits in the dunes and other sandy stretches.
The Carnivora include bears, wolverines, wolves, raccoons, foxes, sables, martens, skunks, kolinskis, fitch, fishers, ermines, cats, sea otters, fur seals, hair seals, lions, tigers, leopards, lynxes, jackals, &c. The Rodentia include beavers, nutrias, musk-rats or musquash, marmots, hamsters, chinchillas, hares, rabbits, squirrels, &c. The Ungulata include Persian, Astrachan, Crimean, Chinese and Tibet lambs, mouflon, guanaco, goats, ponies, &c. The Marsupialia include opossums, wallabies and kangaroos.
Rabbits, which are not found wild in Denmark, are bred for export.
Hares and rabbits, the latter especially, are abundant.
Many of the original wild animals, such as the bison, bear, beaver, deer and lynx, have disappeared; wolves, foxes and mink are rare; but rabbits, squirrels and raccoons are still common.
A columnar cave exists towards the northern side of the island, and on the eastern are the remains of a tower, with several vaulted rooms. Two springs occur and some scanty grass affords subsistence to rabbits, and, on the higher levels, to goats.
The two points thus meeting, the bill is 1 This peculiarity is found as an accidental malformation in the crows (Corvidae) and other groups; it is comparable to the monstrosities seen in rabbits and other members of the order Glires, in which the incisor teeth grow to an inordinate length.
Of the lower animals, mice, rats, guinea-pigs, rabbits, squirrels and monkeys are susceptible to the bacillus; horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, dogs and cats are more or less resistant, but cats and dogs have been known to die of plague (Oporto, Daman, Cutch and Poona).
That such dietary restrictions were merely ceremonial and superstitious, and not intended to prevent the consumption of meats which would revolt modern tastes, is certain from the fact that the Levitical law freely allowed the eating of locusts, grasshoppers, crickets and cockroaches, while forbidding the consumption of rabbits, hares, storks, swine, &c. The Pythagoreans were forbidden to eat beans.
Badgers, hares and rabbits are found everywhere, and prairie-dogs are so numerous in some places as to be considered a nuisance.
They have spread widely, and have not confined their depredations to the rabbits, so that the indigenous flightless birds have suffered largely.
Characteristic forms of the Upper Sonoran zone are the burrowing owl, Nevada sage-thrush, sagethrasher and special species of orioles, kangaroo rats, mice, rabbits and squirrels.
In testing the effects of bacteria by inoculation the smaller rodents, rabbits, guinea-pigs, and mice, are usually employed.
The mammals include black bear, deer, lynx, porcupine, fox, squirrels, hares, rabbits, musk rats, minks, weasels, skunks and woodchucks.
Man and monkeys alone possess parallel and convergent vision of the two eyes, while a divergent, and consequently a very widely extended, vision is a prerogative of the lower mammals; squirrels, for instance, and probably also hares and rabbits, being able to see an object approaching them directly from behind without turning their heads.
Otters are common along the rivers; chamois may very rarely be seen on the least accessible peaks; roe-deer, red-deer, squirrels and rabbits people the lower woodlands; and hares abound in the open.
The principal animals and birds in South Carolina are deer, rabbits, squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, raccoons, minks, geese, ducks, wild turkeys, " partridge " (quail or bobwhite), woodcock and snipe.
English folk-lore has its woman who bore rabbits.
The methods of research are essentially those employed by physiologists, the action of substances being studied in the usual way on bacteria, leucocytes, frogs, rabbits and other animals.
Men are much more affected by it than birds, rabbits, dogs and most other animals.
Squirrels, rabbits, wood-chucks, skunks, muskrats and opossums are common.
All you want to do is screw like rabbits and to hell with the consequences!
Orally Giving fluids by mouth will only help mildly affected rabbits.
Rabbits, Tortoises and Guinea pigs also enjoy eating alfalfa for these reasons also but with added bonus of being good for their teeth.
Angora rabbits are strapped to a board for shearing, kicking powerfully in protest.
He loves pets, and has a 200 liter aquarium and two very cute rabbits.
The other half is predominantly arable; foxes kill three of the major pests to arable farmers - rabbits, voles and mice.
Dogs cats and rabbits suffered from effects including ataxia, hypotension and seizures.
Although mainly carnivorous, the polecat has a varied diet consisting of voles, mice, rabbits and rats.
Male rabbits Male rabbits (bucks) make responsive pets, but have the same drawbacks as tom cats if they're not castrated.
It is slightly toxic by skin exposure, with reported dermal LD 50 values of greater than 2000 to 3000 mg/kg in rabbits.
From this, the vivisectors made the astounding discovery that the rabbits ' motion decreased the further the limb was stretched.
Her husband returned to 400 mg dose of 100 mg kg for rabbits.
They eat anything edible including rats, mice and, rabbits.
You can also use ferrets to bolt the rabbits out of their buries.
I love rabbits too - they are so fluffy and loveable.
Beside teddy hears, Susanna uses pigs. crocodiles, squirrels, rabbits and other creatures to portray human foibles.
When sexually frustrated, rabbits often nip and bite the victim of their frustration.
Rabbits, deer and stock may browse on the newly germinated trees.
Anyone who has looked after rabbits knows that they are inquisitive, often cheeky and playful, and sometimes quite grumpy.
These rabbits childrens hand puppets from Manhattan Toy make a perfect gift for your children.
Where rabbits have nibbled the turf short there are mats of wild thyme and delicate purple harebell.
When rabbits are excluded from grassland smooth hawk's-beard is able to flower more freely and increases in number.
Hay is vital - all rabbits at any age need access to unlimited, good quality hay is vital - all rabbits at any age need access to unlimited, good quality hay.
What to look out for Of course, not all rabbits develop sore hocks!
En route I saw house sparrows, starling, redbreast & rabbits.
She went into the yard to feed the rabbits, which she kept there in wooden hutches.
He wis only a laddie at the time, an Badger wid whiles tak him oot for a nicht at the rabbits.
A young rabbit is growing and will need a higher protein level, generally baby rabbits can be allowed food ad lib.
Rabbits, after their introduction, quickly supplanted other small marsupials and rodents, competing with them as favorites among hunters.
The ' Rabbit Warren ' is a veritable maze of passages, the main ones however, much larger than those required by rabbits.
In addition to foxes, dogs are used to hunt mink, hares and rabbits in Scotland.
All of the rabbits that we brought back with us had been badly mistreated, most of which had severe health problems.
For 10 years, they infected monkeys, rabbits and mice with HIV, but they never could duplicate AIDS in these species.
The virus causing myxomatosis is transmitted between infected and healthy rabbits by insects, particularly rabbit fleas, but also by flies.
The disease myxomatosis in rabbits is caused by a virus.
Females The most obvious reason for having a female rabbit neutered is to prevent her from producing baby rabbits.
These days I just hear the occasional oddball mentioning white rabbits - why is that?
Emphasis was put on the high fiber diet needed by rabbits to achieve optimum GI tract motility.
Green-winged orchid - this common orchid is evident where rabbits have grazed the sward.
Injectable penicillin has been used successfully for many years to treat rabbits with vent disease (rabbit syphilis) with no apparent problems.
The products used now produce phosphine, which is extremely toxic to rabbits.
Beautifully made out of 4mm plywood, it is available in two sizes. features a ramp for your rabbits easy access to ground level.
An experienced vet can neuter rabbits extremely quickly which reduces the risk of problems under anesthetic.
They have turned to pulling rabbits out of hats.
Simon Taylor, who is TDC's Product Manager has a garden shed at home which houses two pet rabbits.
According to a local all the wild rabbits here are black.
By using these guidelines we hope petshops can help us reduce the number of unwanted rabbits.
In rabbits the same technique was unsuccessful, with denudation actually retarding recovery threefold (Buehler and Newman 1964 ).
Rex rabbits were also suitable for the meat trade.
Live prey is preferred at this time (especially young crows, rooks, magpies, voles and rabbits ).
The protein was then purified and used to immunize rabbits to raise polyclonal sera.
Rabbits with dental disease are prone to developing snuffles.
It also provides food and cover for other wildlife including songbirds, rabbits and hares.
The commonest cause of GI problems in companion rabbits is if the gut slows down and stops - gastrointestinal stasis or " ileus " .
The new bone grew naturally in rabbits without the addition of chemical growth stimulants.
Gerry went to the library but found their recipes too utilitarian for his and his rabbits ' tastes.
Most of the game consists of rounding up rabbits or other vermin into the swirling vortex of your vacuum vehicle machine.
It is among the Invertebrata that epidemics of destruction are referred to, though we should bear in mind that it is only the difference in numerical proportion that prevents our speaking of an epidemic of elephants or of rabbits, though we use the term when speaking of blight insects; there is little consistency in the matter, as it is usual to speak of an invasion or scourge of locusts, caterpillars, &c. Insect injuries are very varied in degree and in kind.
In the arid valleys coyotes (prairie wolves), rabbits and badgers are found.
The fauna includes the lion and elephant, found in the neighbourhood of the Portuguese frontier (the lion was also found as late as 1895 in the Ndwandwe district), the white and the black rhinoceros, the leopard, panther, jackal, spotted hyena, aard-wolf, buffalo, zebra, gnu, impala, inyala, oribi, hartebeeste, kudu, springbok, waterbuck, eland, roan antelope, duiker, &c., hares and rabbits.
In a wider sense the name includes all the numerous allied species which do not come under the designation of rabbits (see Rabbit).
Experiments with cats, rabbits, mice, with sheep and cattle, with fowls and pigeons, like the experiments with horses and dogs, fail to afford any evidence that offspring inherit any of their characters from previous mates of the dam; i.e.
When we went home we saw eight rabbits and two fat puppies, and a nice little white pony, and two wee kittens and a pretty curly dog named Don.
One of the girls taught her to dance the polka, and a little boy showed her his rabbits and spelled their names for her.
If working every day were not my trade, I could get all the meat I should want by hunting-pigeons, woodchucks, rabbits, partridges--by gosh!
In the twilight and the night the rabbits came regularly and made a hearty meal.
What is a country without rabbits and partridges?
They looked like rabbits caught in the headlights of a car, frozen with terror.
Some rabbits recall on rattling the treat tin is far more impressive than most dogs !
In rabbits the same technique was unsuccessful, with denudation actually retarding recovery threefold (Buehler and Newman 1964).
Originally bred for their furs, rex rabbits were also suitable for the meat trade.
Live prey is preferred at this time (especially young crows, rooks, magpies, voles and rabbits).
The train pulled out on time, I recall, and while some fell asleep others watched for rabbits scurrying home before nightfall.
Experiments were carried out to evaluate the pathways of C3 activation with sera collected from rabbits infected with T.evansi (242).
You know the snowshoe rabbits were my main source of meat during the winters.
Billy snuggled deeper in his hessian blanket and dreamed of rabbits fighting pirates on the high seas.
Secondly, even if vets had been technically able to safely spay female rabbits, the client demand was not there.
The commonest cause of GI problems in companion rabbits is if the gut slows down and stops - gastrointestinal stasis or " ileus ".
Rabbits with dental disease or temperament problems are not offered for adoption.
Teratology studies in rats and rabbits showed maternal toxicity at high dose levels, but there was no evidence of embryotoxic or teratogenic potential.
Some children play the rabbits, the ducks and the thieving weasels while the audience learns and sings the chorus of four songs.
Cats and dogs become infected through tick bites or when they hunt or eat infected rabbits, hares or rodents.
Prevention - Vaccination Rabbits can be vaccinated against Myxomatosis from 6 weeks of age.
And how many bibs and onesies with bunny rabbits, flowers and turtles can one baby have?
Rabbits come in many different breeds, but most pet stores carry some variety of the Netherland Dwarf, which as its name implies, is one of the smallest bunnies you can get.
Will you be hunting small animals like squirrel or rabbits or will you be aiming for deer?
King Albert I of Belgium entered curly-haired rabbits in the show.
The curly hair did not meet the standards for the breed, but the judges did not want to offend the king so they wrote the Latin word for king, Rex, beside the rabbits' names.
If you have a collection of ceramic rabbits, used them for your centerpiece runner.
Everyone is incredibly fickle and they have the attention span of rabbits.
You can make tiny fondant rabbits for Easter, spindly spider cupcakes for Halloween, cornucopia pumpkin cupcakes for Thanksgiving, or holly cupcakes for the December holiday season.
Deer, rabbits, and other animals will browse on weeping willow.
Lastly, consider a fence if deer or rabbits are a problem in your area.
Deer are not deterred by raised beds and rabbits can easily hop into them to munch on your vegetables.
Bright October has a bunch of organic plush toys, from chickens and rabbits to ducks and seals.
Luckily a band called the Rub Rabbits shows up with some ideas on how he can get her attention!
Yoshi learns early on that rabbits have stolen the keys to Princess Peach's gaming cabinet.
Each character has 9 mini-games, so you've got some rabbits to catch.
Catching the rabbits unlocks each character's minigames.
In front of the bridge to the castle (you'll find a total of three rabbits here).
Many of these jobs involve capturing hordes of rabbits by finding vacuum vents to suck them into... well, wherever they lead.
There are websites the offer collectibles of hamsters, rabbits, turtles and fish for pet owners and lovers of these little creatures.
The saliva of dogs, cats, ferrets, and rabbits is known to contain a wide variety of bacteria.
Cats account for about 10 percent of reported bites, and other animals (including rats, hamsters, ferrets, rabbits, horses, sheep, raccoons, bats, skunks, and monkeys) make up the remaining 5 to 10 percent.
Caskets are available from extra small sizes for pets like ferrets, rabbits and other rodents up to extra large for pets weighing between 80 and 100 pounds.
Origami hens and origami rabbits are perfect for Easter ornaments.Spring is also a time for renewal and growth.
Rabbits, chickens, roosters, goats, and other barnyard animals are available at different times of the year, so if you have a lot of space and want to bring home a unique family pet, this is the place to look.
Anyone who enjoys pet rabbits, breeding rabbits, or commercially raising rabbits for meat or fur can find others who share their passion in this association.
The ARBA provides a wealth of information related to domestic rabbits and guinea pigs.
Anyone with an interest in rabbits and cavies is welcome to join the American Rabbit Breeders Association.
Rabbits - Learn about different rabbit breeds, the best way to house them and how to feed them.
Angora fibers, taken from angora rabbits, are very fine and silky, so they have to be added to other materials for a final knitted product.
It is an animal shelter that houses abandoned dogs, cats and pocket pets, such as rabbits and hamsters, for the purpose of finding them new forever homes.
The shelter rescues cats, dogs, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs and other domestic animals and also rehabilitates wildlife.
While rabbits in the real world are brown, gray, black, or white, Halloween bunny costumes can be any color, from pink to turquoise.
Rabbits should seek out Pigs and Sheep for mates.
Sheep will find that Rabbits and Pigs best bring out their romantic side.
Pigs will find their ideal mates with Sheep and Rabbits.
Rabbits are not the most powerful of the Chinese astrological signs, but they are one of the most selfless.
Rabbits blossom when they have security, whether it's in their home or personal relationships.
For friendship, turn to dogs, pigs and rabbits.
Articulate, talented and ambitious, rabbits do well to pair up with elegant sheep (also known as goats) and trust-worthy dogs.
Your tremendous sympathy for others also lets you fair well with rats, rabbits and goats.
Their best matches include pigs, rabbits, and other goats.
Their best chance for a love connection is with rabbits, goats, rats and fellow pigs.
Rabbits are kind hearted, sensitive and very gracious towards others.
This sign matches well with Rabbits and Pigs who both compliment Goat's love of stability.
Rabbits often pull back from society and stray away from leadership roles.
Rabbits like peace and aren't aggressors, so the year 2011 should bring a reduction in the violence around the world.
The zoo began with just one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock, and some rabbits.
They are done in both real fur from animals like goats and rabbits, or in synthetic materials.
Some of the animals that live in the park include deer, raccoons and rabbits.
She should have accepted the rabbits.
I'll catch up after I cook these rabbits and clean up the camp.
I was going to, but then I tossed you those rabbits - and the war was on.
So far, deer and rabbits are easier for a few wolves to pull down than a healthy cow, but if the pack gets too big they may go after cattle.
The rabbits were always last to get attention, since they almost always had some food and water.
Did you decide not to get the rabbits, or do you have too much to do already?
Hares, rabbits, field-mice, waterrats, rats, squirrels, moles, game-birds, pigeons, and small birds, form the chief food of the wild cat.
The Vertebrata come within the scope of our subject, chiefly as destructive agents which cause wounds or devour young shoots and foliage, &c. Rabbits and other burrowing animals injure roots, squirrels and birds snip off buds, horned cattle strip off bark, and so forth.
The spores of Rusts, Erysipheae an d other Fungi may be conveyed from plant to plant by snails; those of tree-killing polyporei, &c., by mice, rabbits, rats, &c., which rub their fur against the hymenophores.
The tree is a favourite with hares and rabbits, and the seedlings are apt to be destroyed by mice.
Among the more common species of game are squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, rabbits, racoons, wild turkeys, ", partridges" (quail, or Bob White), geese, and ducks; deer, black bears, grey (or timber) wolves, black wolves and "wild cats" (lynx), once common, have become rare.
The quantities of these are relatively small, and, excepting rabbits from Australia, they show no general tendency to increase.
The trend of the import trade in meat, live and dead (exclusive of rabbits), may be gathered from Table XVII., in which are given the annual average imports from the eight quinquennial periods embraced between 1866 and 1905.
Thence it has spread, partly by man's agency, northwards throughout temperate western Europe, increasing rapidly wherever it gains a footing; and this extension is still going on, as is shown by the case of Scotland, where early in the 19th century rabbits were little known, while they are now found in all suitable localities up to the extreme north.
When used to hunt rabbits it is provided with a muzzle, or, better and more usual, a cope, made by looping and knotting twine about the head and snout, in order to prevent it killing its quarry, in which case it would gorge itself and go to sleep in the hole.
My rabbits are sleeping, too; and very soon I shall go to bed.
She has felt dead squirrels and rabbits and other wild animals, and is anxious to see a "walk-squirrel," which interpreted, means, I think, a "live squirrel."