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September 14, 2011 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Tomato Thief

Almost Wordless: He’s cute but annoying. He also eats flowers and bean plants.

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  1. Cathy / Sep 14 2011 1:38 am

    I remember evenings when rabbits would come out of the cornfields on the other side of the road to come into our yard to eat clover. For some reason, they never ate anything in our large garden. I still haven’t figured out why!

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    • Leslie / Sep 14 2011 9:19 am

      I leave a patch of clover and a wild area behind the garage for them but still they prefer the veggies.

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  2. Diane@BibliophileBytheSea / Sep 14 2011 5:49 am

    LOL…they have to eat too! I heard someone complaining about chipmunks eating their tomatoes recently too.

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    • Leslie / Sep 14 2011 9:21 am

      For years I was blaming the chipmunks and squirrels. And then I saw this little one with the tomato in his mouth! He didn’t even leave when I came outside with the camera.

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  3. Kelli / Sep 14 2011 6:14 am

    Intriguing. Perhaps, that is why my hand was all yucky when I as I reached for that plump tomato on the vine and the back half had been eaten off by some varmit. I never considered peter cottontail.

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    • Leslie / Sep 14 2011 9:21 am

      I didn’t know they ate tomatoes until I saw him munching on it.

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  4. BermudaOnion / Sep 14 2011 7:38 am

    I’d let him have the flowers and bean plants just so I could look at him. He’s beautiful!

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    • Leslie / Sep 14 2011 9:59 am

      I had a nest of 5 bunnies in my lawn. They were so adorable it was hard to get mad at them.

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  5. Lisa@ButteryBooks / Sep 14 2011 8:35 am

    I always heard stories about rabbits ravaging gardens but have never seen it. Deer are the more likely culprit in central Texas.

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  6. Jo / Sep 14 2011 11:07 am

    Ooooh — CUTE! I grow my tomatoes in hanging bags, so any bunnies we get in the yard don’t bother them — I didn’t know they would eat tomatoes, though!

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  7. Suko / Sep 14 2011 1:53 pm

    He is cute, but he must learn that crime doesn’t pay. 🙂

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  8. caite@a lovely shore breeze / Sep 14 2011 7:17 pm

    bunnies are cute…but they are terrible on a garden.
    make a nice stew though. 😉

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  9. Marie / Sep 20 2011 4:34 pm

    Yup, definitely a cutie. We have a few around. I haven’t seen one chomping on any plants yet, but I hear they can be quite sneaky. Rascally Rabbit.

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