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Grilled Rabbit

This lucky rabbit is just hoppy to be alive - after surviving an 80mph collision with a car.

The wild rabbit survived by a hare's breadth when he was scooped up by a motorist's front spoiler and then wedged so tightly behind the front grille that he couldn't get out.

It wasn't noticed until a day later when the driver - from Ostfriesland, Germany - heard a desperate scratching coming from the engine bay.

Wildlife expert Reint Janssen said: "It's a miracle it wasn't hurt. I've never heard of such a thing.

"He must have needed all four of his lucky rabbit's feet to survive that."

The rabbit was allowed to recover at a nearby animal refuge before being released back into the wild.

German Herald





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