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Old 02-14-2020, 01:44 PM
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I had a detailed post and managed to lose it, so I'm just going to address this in summary form.

The association of rabbits with carrots long predates Bugs Bunny. Poisoned carrots were used as bait for rabbits in 19th century Australia. Early 20th century stories and pictures of rabbits emphasize their fondness for carrots. I even found a 1915 article about farming rabbits that emphasizes the importance of carrots as a rabbit food.