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Welcome to the dazzling world of  competitive rabbit jumping: something I’d never have known about, if not for Germany’s always-informative Spiegel Online. Obviously, some bunnies are  more enthused than others. 

 James taking a breather. The Jena Kaninhop club was started by James' owner...

Is it true, this hobby is called Kaninhop? Is it true it’s something they do, not just in Europe, but in the United States as well? Why we haven’t featured Kaninhop on CBS2 News, 4:30- 7 a.m. is something I will look into, as soon as I finish researching a possible upcoming segment on something called  “hassenpfeffer.”  You could look it up. (Don’t! -Ed.)

The bunnies wear leashes during the tournaments so they don't break free. "We...

(Photos: Spiegel Online)

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