mc_squared Posted February 14, 2010 Share Posted February 14, 2010 What a thumper! Ralph the rabbit 'breaks mum's record as world's biggest bunny' By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 3:56 PM on 14th February 2010 Comments (12) Add to My Stories As the son of the world's biggest bunny, it was always likely that Ralph the rabbit was going to be a big buck. But he has well and truly proved a chip off the old block after breaking the record set by his mother Amy - weighing in at more than three stone. Ralph, a continental giant rabbit, is just 12 months old but already weighs more than Amy did before her death in 2009. Ella McDonnell, 10, with the Ralph the rabbit, which is believed to be the world's largest bunny Owner Pauline Grant relies on handouts from neighbours to feed Ralph - who weighs more than an average three-year-old child and has already become too heavy for her to lift. 'He is just so big. You do not fully realise until you pick him up and he has quite the appetite,' she said. More... Grr! You bring out the animal in me: The lessons in courtship we can learn from dolphins, pandas and frogs this Valentine's DayThat's not a flock; THIS is a flock: Thousands of starlings dazzle sheep in the skies above Herefordshire 'It really hits us in the pocket having to feed him but thankfully Ralph is so famous in the area people stop me in supermarkets and offer to fit the bill.' 'I have no idea how big he is going to get, it could be a ridiculous size but everyone loves him and he laps up the attention.' Pauline is waiting on Guinness World Records to confirm Ralph as the biggest rabbit in the world after they changed their rules on measuring animals for size. Ralph's dad Roberto is also a previous record holder for the world's biggest rabbit after weighting in at 35lb and measuring 3ft 1inches. TV medium Derek Acorah, star of 'Most Haunted', visited Mrs Grant at her home in Sussex, believing the rabbit was 'possessed.' 'We are pretty sure our house is haunted by something or other, so Ralph went up to London with friends of ours to meet Derek Acorah,' Pauline said. 'They said it was pretty spooky and he had a good old chat with Ralph about the spirits in our house. He seemed to think Ralph was channelling the spirit of a ghoul. 'It sounds like a load of old nonsense but Ralph isn't your average rabbit.' Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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