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Swedish bouncing bunnies take London by storm

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 00:48

May 19 - Bouncing bunnies of Sweden prove a cuter alternative to showjumping horses. Roselle Chen reports.

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While they may not rival horses in the showjumping stakes, a troupe of bunnies are certainly cuter. A quartet of bunnies were put to the test ahead of this past weekend's London Pet Show. The furry friends are collectively known as the "Bouncing Bunnies of Sweden," and part of a sport that is rapidly growing in Scandinavia. SOUNDBITE: Karin Molin, owner, saying (English): "Bunnies are cute animals and you want to do something with them and they are happy and like to jump over stuff so it is just the natural way for them to do. So then we started a sport with it." The current world record for a jump by a rabbit stands at 99.5cm - or just over 3 feet - although sometimes the cool calm and collected cottontails just want to take it easy.

Swedish bouncing bunnies take London by storm

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 00:48

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