Rabbits – Easter Special!

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

In this episode the Histories of the Unexpected team of James Daybell and Sam Willis take on the topic of RABBITS – as an Easter Special! Now, of course, the UNEXPECTED history of rabbits is all about poaching and disputes over land; eighteenth-century England and Mary Toft who allegedly gave birth to rabbits (it was a hoax!); Aborigines and the Stolen Generation in Australia; mapping rabbit warrens in Devon; and bizarrely enough, dead cats soaked in aniseed. Intrigued? Well listen up

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