Well, Nicodemus sure thought the bunny was another rodent.
Nicodemus: "big ***, c'mere, hump. hump"
I pray all the rabbits on the other side of the bridge have a good sense of humour.
> > I would like to take this opertunity to thank Jackie for organising the
> > show, it was excellent, we both had a great day, and bought a little dumbo
> > rat the first of many.
> > For those of you who did not attend ..............you missed a really good
> > day.
> > A rabbit is a Lagomorph, which i believe, (not having my copy of Walkers at
> > hand) comes under the family Lagomorphidea, which i think still comes under
> > the Genus Rodenta.
> > Which shows they are related to rodents but different.
> Kingdom: Animalia
> Phylum: Chordata
> Class: Mammilia
> Sub-class: Theria
> Order: Lagomorpha (rabbits, hares, and pikas)
> Family: Leporidae (all rabbits)
> The next step is Genus, which may vary according to continent.
> European Rabbit: Oryctolagus ("domestics")
> North American Rabbit: Sylvilagus ("cottontails")
> "Rodentia" is an order other than rabbits.
> Furthermore, *** rabbits of the genus Oryctolagus are several times larger
> than the other *** animals (which ARE rodents) mentioned. Therefore, I don't
> see how they can be classed as "small furries" along with the others that were
> There might not be a mention of the word "rodent", but RAT is clearly prevalent
> in the sponsoring organization's name.
> > >> > Yes, but except for rabbits, the list starts out with several rodents.....
> > >> > Simply being sponsored by a rat club wasn't the only clue. Most of my [human]
> > >> > friends and acquaintances were also under the impression that rabbits were
> > >> > rodents too (even though this misclassification was corrected in 1912).
> > >> ****
> > >> It states:
> > >> Entries are still sought for the Small Furries class - rabbits, cavies,
> > >> hamsters, mice, gerbils, jirds, degus, chinchillas etc.
> > >> As Christine pointed out there is no mention of the 'word' rodent. It
> > does
> > >> not state that a rabbit is a rodent, it mentions small furries, shows a
> > few
> > >> examples of small furries then ending with etc. Showing at a rat club...
> > >> ???
> > >NO, but rats, cavies (guinea pigs), hampsters, mice, and gerbils ARE
> > rodents. I
> > >don't precisely know about chihchillas and I haven't heard of the other two
> > (by
> > >those terms) before. It's basically a list of rodents, and by including
> > >rabbits, they certainly imply inclusion as a rodent.