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Old 12-27-2005, 09:52 PM
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What sounds do rabbits make?

What sounds do rabbits make?
Do they make sounds like rodents make?
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Old 12-27-2005, 09:55 PM
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Rabbits don't make many sounds. Mostly they "thump".
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Old 12-27-2005, 09:59 PM
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"squish". So ya gotta watch where you step.
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Old 12-27-2005, 09:59 PM
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They scream like a baby when they're in distress. Such as when your neighbour who raises rabbits can't find her ball peen hammer and has to use vice grips instead, and she doesn't hit the first one hard enough to knock it out before she slits its throat.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:00 PM
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"squish". So ya gotta watch where you step.
Hey gorgeous.

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Old 12-27-2005, 10:06 PM
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:11 PM
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They also have a kind of "chk chk chk" purr-type sound when they're content. My mom had a house rabbit for several years.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:12 PM
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I had rabbits for many years, as a kid. They have a smallish number of vocalizations, including various squeals, grunts and huffs. They will also thump their feet when irritated, often accompanied by grunting or huffing.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:16 PM
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They scream like a baby when they're in distress.
No baby has ever produced such a blood-curdling sound.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:23 PM
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Agreed. When scared they shriek with a sound you can't possibly imagine coming from a rabbit.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:26 PM
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Baruch atah Adonia, elohenu melech ...

Oh, I didn't see the "t". Sorry.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:31 PM
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In my experience it's always been a simple "cluck, cluck, cluck". Mmmmm, chocolatey.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:56 PM
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Baruch atah Adonia, elohenu melech ...

Oh, I didn't see the "t". Sorry.

It took me reading that a good 10 times to get it.
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Old 12-27-2005, 11:17 PM
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I asked Dad the same question as a kid--he said that they make only one sound when in extreme distress--a horrible scream when he's given up on himself, to warn his companions.
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Old 12-27-2005, 11:48 PM
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The one I hit with the 9 Iron sounded remarkable like a golfball. But, I did hit it in the head.
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Old 12-28-2005, 12:05 AM
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The one I hit with the 9 Iron sounded remarkable like a golfball. But, I did hit it in the head.
Dude, that's just fucked up.
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Old 12-28-2005, 12:26 AM
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Mine went off on the foot thumping thing around 4:00 AM, prompting my roomate to run to the door because he thought the deadheads who lived in the yard next door were trying to get in.

After that, he talked a lot about wanting a pair of fur gloves.
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Old 12-28-2005, 02:59 AM
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Agreed. When scared they shriek with a sound you can't possibly imagine coming from a rabbit.
Yup, I once caught a partially wild rabbit. I very slowly walked up to it in the woods and grabbed it. It screamed like a banshee and it worked, I let go something quick.
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Old 12-28-2005, 03:06 AM
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What sounds do rabbits make?
"Ehhhh. What's up doc?"
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Old 12-28-2005, 07:46 AM
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Hoi, hoi, u embleer hrair/ M'saion ulé hraka vair.
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Old 12-28-2005, 08:05 AM
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I too have heard the rabbit scream. My buddy stepped on one. I suppose it could sound like a baby screaming. After all, we never heard the baby on Eraserhead scream.
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Old 12-28-2005, 08:46 AM
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It is for these reasons that bunnies don't usually like to stick around for long. Here is a compendium of Bunny Suicides.
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Old 12-28-2005, 06:08 PM
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What sounds do rabbits make

"Bitch, be cool!"

"Royalle wit Cheese."

http://www.angryalien.com/0605/pulpfictionbuns.asp
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Old 12-28-2005, 06:40 PM
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When people aren't looking, they blow raspberries.
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Old 12-28-2005, 08:10 PM
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mine sneezes...and grunts at times when not given what he wants when the fridge opens
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Old 12-28-2005, 09:53 PM
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Uhhhh.... huh? Rasberries?
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Old 12-28-2005, 11:03 PM
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When you stick out your tongue and go "pbbbbbt," that's a raspberry.

I used to have a rabbit, and it GROWLED. It was an evil rabbit.
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Old 12-29-2005, 12:27 AM
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"Silflay hraka, u embleer rah."

A guy my stepfather used to run around with had a tape recording of a screaming rabbit. He used it to attract coyotes. It was a bit disturbing.
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Old 12-29-2005, 07:53 AM
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A faint, distant, rustling noise that sounds vaguely like hassnpheiffer...hassnpheiffer...hassnpheiffer...
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Old 01-02-2006, 12:38 AM
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I don't know about nowadays, but they used to make sounds like, "Welcome to the Playboy Club, sir. May I get you something to drink?"

Oh, wait, sorry. Those were Bunnies.
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