A trio of wild rabbits in New Zealand caught the most gnarly wave ever Ferg Horne
New Zealand farmer photographs rabbits surfing to safety on sheep

Three wild rabbits escaped rising floodwaters in New Zealand by riding a pack of sheep and surfing to safety.

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As the pelting rain came down, local farmer Ferg Horne couldn’t believe his eyes. In all of his years, he had never seen the sight. As he got closer, he thought it might be debris from the storm, which had drenched the area and forced Horne to evacuate his home.

But then he saw the rabbits hitching a ride, two on one sheep and a third on another sheep.

“I couldn’t believe it for a start,” Horne said.

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Thankfully, he had his phone with him to snap some pictures. Otherwise, nobody else would have believed it.

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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