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Large Rabbit Deer?  

Large Rabbit Deer?

Wildlife Reserve and Grenade Hall then Oistins for Tea

August 11th 2007
Did lots today - particularly as Matthew was really complaining about his ears and had had a very troubled night. We went to the Barbados Wildlife Reserve which has a mix of indigenous and imported animals but is known the world over for it's green monkey population. We arrived earlyish and it was hot - tropical hot (though Catherine has adjusted to the point she thinks it was just comfortable... ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Barbados

Barbadian or Bajan (colloquial) Flag The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. Slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses production t... ... read more
18th August 2012

Large Rabbit Deer
That ''rabbit deer'' is actually a rodent called a mara. It is related to the guinea pig, and has a large communal burrow system. Look on google images at ''mara animal'' to see it.
10th January 2013

Patagonian Hare
These animals are not part of the rabbit family but are rodents. They are called Mara or Patagonian Hares. They live much like a rabbit does though so they look and act a bit like rabbits.

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