The Biggest Rabbit In The World Has A Son Who's Going To Be Even Bigger

    You don't see a family of four-foot long rabbits every day.

    Meet Jeff. He's the one with the floppy ears.

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    Measuring three feet and eight inches, he's on course to become the world's largest rabbit.

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    Why? Because his dad, Darius (here on the right) literally IS the world's biggest rabbit, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, measuring 4 feet and weighing 3 stone, 7 lbs.

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    The owner of the giant continental rabbits, Annette Edwards, 63, from Bromsgrove, is convinced that Jeff – who has six months of growing to do – will be the bigger of the pair.

    She told the Caters news agency: "Darius was always big but Jeff is huge considering he's still a baby. I'm expecting him to grow much bigger than his dad.

    She said: "Although the pair of them are huge, they're the best animal friends I could ask for. They are both very laid back and chilled out – Jeff really takes after his Dad."

    The only drawback with these majestic beasts is the cost: They get through 2,000 carrots and 700 apples a year, with an annual food bill of £5,000.

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    That's what you get for having rabbits the size of small people.

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