Simon the Giant Rabbit Dies Mysteriously on United Flight

He was destined to win World's Biggest Rabbit. But fate (read: United) had other plans.

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In yet another United Airlines disaster (pray for their PR team, seriously), Simon the Giant rabbit was found dead on a flight. You know Simon? He was a massive cuddly rabbit that looked like this:

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The three-foot-long fella was destined to win World's Biggest Rabbit, and was traveling from London to Chicago to meet his new "celebrity" owner on Monday night. He was found dead in the plane's cargo, and breeder Annette Edwards finds the entire thing pretty suspicious.

Apparently, the 50-pound bunny was healthy prior to his travels: "Simon had a vet's check-up three hours before the flight and was fit as a fiddle," Edwards said. "Something very strange has happened and I want to know what. I've sent rabbits all around the world and nothing like this has happened before."

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^ Enjoy this video of Darius, Simon's bunny father.

United Airlines' statement (via Huffington Post) on the matter is as follows: "We were saddened to hear this news. The safety and wellbeing of all the animals that travel with us is of the utmost importance to United Airlines and our PetSafe team. We have been in contact with our customer and have offered assistance. We are reviewing this matter."

Better hop to it.

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