Bunnies attacking cars is a story making headlines in the UK. Saturday's Daily Mail features the headline, "Hopping mad! Hundreds of wild rabbits have descended on Denver airport causing thousands of dollars worth of damage to parked cars by chewing through wires."
The rabbits are chewing through wires, cables and spark plug cables at Denver International Airport, the Mail reports. The rabbits are causing thousands of dollars with of damage as they attack cars parked at long term lots at the Denver airport.
The Mail reports that this is not the first time animals have attacked cars. The paper notes that in December vultures went after the roofs of cars at Everglades National Park. They found the rubber seals on sunroofs and plastic on car roofs.
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Trappers from the USDA Wildlife service are picking up 100 bunnies every month, but it hasn’t stopped the rabbit problem.
“I see at least dozens every morning. They go hide under the cars and the cars are warm,” airport shuttle driver Michelle Anderson told CBS 4.
The bunnies like the insulator part of the ignition cables.
An airport parking company is fighting the bunny attack by putting up better fencing and bury it in the ground to keep the bunnies from digging their way in.
Local mechanics are suggesting a urine as a way to fight the bunny rabbits. More on that story here.
In most cases, insurance won't cover the bunny damage, the Mail reports.
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