The innocent hare caused a serious scare on 27 June.
Some bunny is in trouble after an abandoned rabbit in Australia is Adelaide Airport caused a serious bomb scare.
On the evening of 27 June, the police and explosive experts arrived at the air hub to investigate a suspicious Lorna Jane bag, left in the women’s toilet, as Newsweek reported.
After an investigation, authorities were shocked to discover that the scare was just a hare: a male Dwarf rabbit.
“A bag left behind in Adelaide Airport female toilets last night caused a security scare, with @AusFedPolice call in the bomb squad to investigate – to find an abandoned rabbit.” @rspcasa #7News pic.twitter.com/Y5a9wwSZlN
— 7 News Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) June 28, 2018
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“We handle everything in the aviation space very seriously, but our bomb appraisal officers were certainly not expect to find on a rabbit in unattended luggage,” Commander Brett McCann said, adding that it is ” definitely an unusual situation.”
Be of good cheer, and wearing a red harness, the rabbit had no forms of identification. The police went to the critter from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) officials, ABC reported.
“This is the first task of this kind that I have encountered in my 26 years of service with the RSPCA,” responder Nalika Van Loenen said. “The young male rabbit is clearly a very well socialized and cared for.”
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“The police had him in a large box and gotten some carrots from the Metro, so he had some fresh grated carrot to munch on while they waited for me to come,” she added.
Under the care of the RSPCA for the moment, the animal welfare officers feel “hoptimistic” that’ll teach them for more information about the rabbit’s origin.
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“Don’t worry, hoppy, the rabbit is in the safe care of the RSPCA South Australia and is not the worse fur wear. He does not seem to root about all the fuss. Skip hop someone can help to find out who left him at the hareport,” Australian police wrote on Facebook in a post that has since been liked more than 5,000 times
Hopefully, the beast will soon be available hoppily ever after with a safe, loving home.
Janine Puhak is an editor for Fox News Lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter via @JaninePuhak