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Rabbit + rat =?

  1. Feb 23, 2007 #1
    Did you know a rabbit and a rat can have descendants?
    I saw the creatures...
    Little monsters!:yuck:
     
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  3. Feb 23, 2007 #2
    :surprised Pretty creepy stuff!:surprised

    Do you know if the descendants are furtile?
     
  4. Feb 23, 2007 #3
    I hope they are fertile ...
    Possibiilty RABBIT+RAT is a cruel joke of mother Nature.
    But rat who rapped our pet bunny doesn't seem to care of the consequnces.
     
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  5. Feb 23, 2007 #4

    DaveC426913

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    rabbit + rat

    Oh. I thought the answer was going to be b^2+2(rat)+i [TEX]b^2+2(rat)+i[/TEX]

    Sorry, wrong forum.
     
  6. Feb 24, 2007 #5
    I decided not to waste them.Only becouse my kinky nice says
    she is interested in rising them.She says she is curious to find
    out how they will look fully grown up...
    OTOH,I'm interested how rabbits and rats can mutually procreate at all?
    For instance,humans and chimps (fortunately) can't althought the biological
    codes are only ~2% different.
     
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  7. Feb 24, 2007 #6

    matthyaouw

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    Are you sure? Interfamilial hybrids are rare- rats and rabbits don't even belong to the same order.
     
  8. Feb 24, 2007 #7

    Evo

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    Rabbits and rats come from two different families and can't interbreed.
     
  9. Feb 24, 2007 #8
    Could be even more intriguing than I thought.
    Who than or what shagged the bunny if not a rat?
    I guarantee it wasn't another rabbit.
    In the basement the occassional visitors could be only rats...
    I'm not a biologist and that's is very strange,but I'm forced to think of a rat as prime suspect!
     
  10. Feb 25, 2007 #9

    DaveC426913

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    Wait a minute. No one saw the mating? You're surmising what they are only from the fact that they look like little monsters?

    I am very suspicious. Can you please recount the story from the top with details?
     
  11. Feb 25, 2007 #10

    Monique

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    Show the pictures so that we can judge what happened.
     
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  13. Feb 25, 2007 #12

    Moonbear

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    Are you sure they aren't just normal rabbit pups? They're a long way from being cute and furry when born.

    How long have you owned the rabbit? Is it possible it was already pregnant when you got it if you haven't had any other rabbits around? Or, barring that, if you suspect a rat could get into your basement, why couldn't a wild rabbit?
     
  14. Feb 27, 2007 #13
    And it was my joke as well .:rofl:
    Seems some of you almost beleived it :smile:
    (This *crossbreed* I named "rabrat")
     
  15. Feb 28, 2007 #14

    Chi Meson

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    Don't flatter yourself. Some of us thought you were just whacked.
     
  16. Feb 28, 2007 #15

    Monique

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    Or hit by a windmill.
     
  17. Feb 28, 2007 #16
    :rofl: funny thread.
     
  18. Mar 1, 2007 #17
    Oh that happend too.Long ago...but nut consequences... still there :smile:
     
  19. Mar 12, 2009 #18
    oh it is possibe
    i have lived through war and have seen such not so little monsters
    one woman used to keep chickens and this rat rabbit brank blood from one of them till it was dead or something similar ....
    strange
     
  20. Mar 12, 2009 #19
    I know a tiger and a rat that had offspring. One was a sheep and the other was a chicken.

    My wife is Chinese.
     
  21. Mar 12, 2009 #20
    Yeah, I'm with Evo and Monique, this is BS. You didn't even provide a link, Tehno...
     
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