All the jokes have been made about how quickly they reproduce and maybe if I was planning on ploughing up my beautiful desert landscape and planting lots of vegetables I would be less keen on these little guys but for me they are just a part of a balanced ecosystem. If all the predators were to disappear, heaven forbid, then I am sure we would be very quickly over run but thankfully we have a strong population of snakes, hawks, owls, bobcats and coyotes so all is well.
So I can happily watch the rabbits foraging outside the office window without being concerned about priceless petunias.
And when the little babies appear I don't moan at the thought of lost plants
Instead I respect these little fluffy bundles for surviving in such a harsh climate where food is scarce and danger is plentiful
And if they do appear to be multiplying at this time of year I know that is natures plan, to keep others fed.
I enjoy their long-eared antics and who can resist this little one?