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The Marines rehabilitate orphaned baby rabbits.

A US Marine medic who served in Afghanistan returned home to save four orphaned bunnies.

While sweeping the volleyball field at Camp Pendleton in San Diego, California, Joshua Bisnar, a Naval Hospital Corpsman, discovered the orphaned bunnies and their deceased mother.

He gently placed the animals in a box lined with old shirts to make them more comfortable.

He found a probiotic formula at Petco and bought four little droppers to give them three times a day. He named them James (after Jimi Hendrix), Steven, Raymond, and Vaughan (after Stevie Ray Vaughan).

Bisnar stated he fed them at 6 a.m., 12 p.m., and 6 p.m.

I was afraid to leave them or go to work. I should have left them at a nature refuge, but I was afraid of the automobile ride. ‘

After a week, they looked like fluffy little bunnies instead of ugly newborns.

They were soon hopping in their new cage. I did. He said that “They started jumping against the edge of the box at 2-3 am trying to wake me up for another meal.” That’s when it went to four.It was cute. So as I put my hand in the box, they would all race up and battle to leap onto my palm for feeding. ‘

Mr. Bisnar began weaning them on arugula (rocket salad) and gradually introduced natural foods from southern California, such as dandelions and grass.

When the military medic returned to his room one day and saw one just sitting in the hallway staring at him, he knew it was time to let go. Mr. Bisnar said he took them to a wildlife protection area along PCH in Huntington Beach the next weekend. She was shocked at how a military person from Camp Pendleton raised four rabbits that lived 100%.

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