rabbit burrow


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a hole in the ground as a nest made by wild rabbits

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Another badly decomposed dog was found in a nearby shallow tunnel and the bag was next to a rabbit burrow, containing what appeared to be the remains of several other dogs.
And soon after being drafted in Lucy had indeed sniffed out Buddy's location in a rabbit burrow in a field at Kincraig Farm.
The favourite shelduck nesting place is a rabbit burrow. When the young take to the water, they are looked after in large creches by one or two adults.
Angus had lots of fun when he discovered the rabbit burrow - a warren riddled with kiddie-sized paths, where whooping children can race along pretending to be Mopsy or Flopsy.
He claimed the antique fell from his rucksack, on land pitted with rabbit burrows, after he scaled a security fence.
"They bury their eggs in burrows similar to rabbit burrows, which are very vulnerable to predation by rats," he said.
There are around 580,000 pairs in the UK and they are found largely on our northern coasts, nesting in old rabbit burrows or in ones they have dug themselves.
Before there were buildings to nest in, jackdaws used holes in trees, cliffs and old rabbit burrows. Nests are made of sticks and lined with whatever softer material is available including wool, hair, grass and soil.
Complex branching, burrowing sinuses invade deeply into the dermis, resembling rabbit burrows. There are both jagged and pushing borders present in the lesion.
A Labrador barks, a rabbit burrows, a mother shouts her kin to hurry, the tinkle of a copper coin, the weight one more wish hits home.
The birds commonly nest in trees and cavities in cliffs, but where neither is available, they often lay their eggs in rabbit burrows in the ground.
The wind ruffles; ants crawl; a rabbit burrows" (1).
My wife Val had rescued and reared a Manx-shearwater,a sea bird that travels half way around the world each year on migration, spending 10 months of the year at sea,only coming ashore to breed in cliff-top rabbit burrows. Val also had a tame crow called Jim which used to sit on the handlebars of her bicycle and croak (at least it was more effective than a bell!).
On two separate occasions, Beck watched the creatures invade rabbit burrows and swallow baby rabbits whole.
As an illustration of the relatively minor contribution that national parks make to the rabbit problem, the Bureau of Resource Science has estimated that ripping rabbit burrows in the Western Division of New South Wales would cost $1.75 million for the national parks, and about $40 million for the grazing leases.
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