When you spend your life controlling, hunting and eradicating the rabbit across the length and breadth of the UK, you can’t help but sometimes stand back and admire it, however grudgingly. When I take stock I think: “You do my head in, but fair play to you, little fella, you’ve tested many before me and will test many after.”
Rabbits are destructive creatures by nature and they breed prolifically. This is good for business, obviously. Much of their success is related to food, warmth and safety. A rabbit can burrow to varying depths, which are often highlighted when the ferret is put to its job and a ferret locator employed.
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