Battlepanda: Don't believe your lying eyes. Really.


Always trying to figure things out with the minimum of bullshit and the maximum of belligerence.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Don't believe your lying eyes. Really.

The giant bunny picture was a bit misleading. I saw videos of Herman, and he is not that huge -- merely very, very, very big for a rabbit. I think there is some forced perspective going on which resulted in the confusion. Notice how the farmer was holding his arms out at a funny angle to get the rabbit as close to the lens as possible.

For a less extreme, and unintentional, illustration of this principle at work, behold Ur-Dodo:
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For the record, Dodo weighs about 17 pounds, give or take an avoirdupois, meaning she has the same mass as Herman.