The Truth About Wheelz, the Skateboarding Rabbit (Overlook Acres, Jason Ambrosino)

Everyone loves a cute animal video, but one bunny video that gained particular popularity on YouTube and via social media – even national news outlets – over the past couple of months has been the saga of Wheelz, the infant bunny who became paralyzed and was famously given a tiny “wheelchair,” fashioned from a miniature toy skate board.

Wheelz’ caretakers at Overlook Acres Farm, who have painted themselves as champions for small farming, are shown cooing over the minuscule – and undeniably adorable – bunny in their posted videos, and have styled themselves as heroes for this one rabbit. But let’s clarify why Wheelz was being raised on this particular farm in the first place: for meat.[…]

Source: Viral Bunny Video Has a Tragic Dark Side: The Truth About Wheelz, the Skateboarding Rabbit | One Green Planet

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