Last Updated: 10/22/05
|Action or Sound||Meaning||What You Should Do|
|Grunt, Growl, and/or Lunging||Get away from me; this is my spot!!||Back off until bunny becomes more trusting|
|Feet Stomping||1. Something scary is around so you had better hide OR 2. I am a cool dude (bucks do it to show off)!||1. See what scared bunny OR 2. Ignore|
|Teeth Chattering or Humming or Purring||I am happy||Keep up the good work!|
|Mounting by buck or doe||Sex (if intact buck onto doe) or dominance display of humper onto humpee (may be a bun, other animal, or object)||Separate bun and object of desire if out of control|
|Jumping and Leaping||I am super happy!||Keep up the good work!|
|Chasing||1. I want sex with you (if intact buck chasing doe) or 2. I want to play||1. Solve sex problem or 2. Play with the bunny|
|Throwing things||I am fiesty, having fun, and/or sexually frustrated||Let bun toss things|
|Chewing on things he/she should not||1. I am bored or 2. Boy that tastes good!||Give bun something else to play with (like you!) and chew on|
|Screaming||Someone is trying to kill me!||Rescue bun fast! I have only heard this sound when cottontail rabbits are seized by hawks.|
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