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Giant albino rabbit and tiny yellow chick have become fast friends

Bunny Tiger-Lily measures a huge 2ft when she is stretched out but was snapped cuddling up to the three-day old chick.

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Tiger-Lily the nine-month-old giant rabbit made a new friend Easter week, a tiny yellow chick. (Katielee Arrowsmith via SWNS)

By Ellie Forbes via SWNS

These adorable pictures show a giant albino rabbit which made unlikely friends - with a tiny yellow chick.

Bunny Tiger-Lily, aged nine-months-old, measures a huge 2ft when she is stretched out but was snapped cuddling up to the three-day old chick.

The fluffy pair live at Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre in Perthshire, UK and will prove a huge hit with visitors over Easter.

Keepers said gentle Tiger-Lily is very friendly and didn't mind having the little chick rest on her back.

The continental giant rabbit, who was bought from a breeder when she was four-months old, is still growing - and eats so much food keepers have to feed her from a dog bowl.

Giant rabbits are famous for their role in TV show the "Teletubbies" but are normally brown.

Tiger-Lily the nine-month-old giant rabbit made a new friend Easter week, a tiny yellow chick. (Katielee Arrowsmith via SWNS)
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Animal keeper Sam Stevens, 27, said spoilt Tiger-Lily is wheeled outside on a trolly everyday so she can play outside, because she doesn’t like to be picked up.

She said the white bunny loves to explore and see visitors.

Sam said: “Tiger-Lily is very good natured, gentle, and really friendly, so she liked being with the chick.

“The chick hatched at the center and is just a few days old.

“We used to have another giant rabbit who we sadly lost during lockdown, but she was the highlight of the park so we knew Tiger-Lily would be a hit.

“We got her form a breeder when she was four-months-old.

Tiger-Lily the nine-month-old giant rabbit made a new friend Easter week, a tiny yellow chick. (Katielee Arrowsmith via SWNS)

“Tiger-Lily still has some growing to do, we are not sure how big she will get but it will certainly be bigger.

“She is eating a lot at the moment because she is still growing, we have to feed her out of a dog bowl.

“Giant rabbits were used in the 'Teletubbies' to make them look smaller, that’s what they are famous for.

“But they were the usual brown ones and Tiger-Lily is albino.

“Giant rabbits don’t like being picked up, so we put her in a carrier and on to a little trolly, called the rabbit train, to take her outside each day.

“She is completely spoilt and very curious – she loves to explore and is always interested in everything that’s going on.

“She will be popular with visitors over Easter, she loves to see them.”

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