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    Default Rabbit lying with back legs outstretched (new owner)

    Hi, new rabbit owner here. My girlfriend is getting a little worried so figured I'd ask. Today he's been lying down with his back legs outstretched. We've had our bunny almost 2 weeks and this is the first day we've noticed him lounging like this. He's having random spurts of normal activity but doing this in between. Any help appreciated! Thanks.

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    Wise Old Thumper joey&boo's Avatar
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    Welcome to RU. Its a common comfy bunny position. If you're in the UK it might be he's warmer than usual & so stretching out will cool him down. Here's my bunnies doing the sploof [IMG][/IMG]

    Loobers (a member on here) has Toby rabbit, he has a PHD in sploofing

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    Hi Welcome to the forum

    Yes, perfectly normal, he's just relaxing x

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    My bunnies do this all the time, especially when it's hot

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    Yep. Happy relaxed rabbit position!

    Snowflake demonstrating


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    Yes Toby has a respected PHD in Sploofing. He is reconised for his ground breaking research into the "Y sploof"



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    Haha A great y sploof there!!!

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    Aww Toby, put those little chicken legs away

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    We call it the chicken too. Boogie's favourite position

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    Yes, nothing to worry about. Prepare yourself for the shock of a good DBF (Dead Bunny Flop) when they are completely on their side, completely relaxed. Ive had to check for breathing a few times!

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