Last night as we got out of the car I saw a Mommy bunny sitting quite still in our yard. Earlier this week as I walked my friend to her car, I had noticed a pile of “bunny fluff”. I assumed probably a nest was nearby but hadn’t investigated. So upon seeing the Mommy (she took off as I got Asher out of the car), I went to check things out. This is what I found.
So this morning in the daylight I headed out to confirm the muddy patch was truly the hole..it was. Asher and I walked slowly across the yard and almost stepped right on this…
I am amazed at their camoflauge but more so at their ability to stay so still. You can just imagine the Mommy to baby conversation. M- “Now when that nosy human comes around you lay real low in the grass and pretend to be part of the dirt.” B- “Can’t I just hop away?” M- “No you lay still; she may not even notice you.”
Protecting their young is instinct as is ours. I find I can hurdle small fences when my young is in trouble….I bet I could even take on big ones, but my recent experience did not call for that. I will elaborate more when I have the time to post about our Grant’s Farm trip.