Elmer Fudd Down Under

In Australia few animals are as loathed as the rabbit. A non-native, it outbreeds and outeats the local fauna. That's why the Easter Bilby has caught on. The beady-eyed 5-lb. marsupial is on the endangered-species list thanks to rabbits, but its candy version has prospered, scoring 10% of all the country's Easter-chocolate sales. Somehow the Playboy Bilby doesn't seem as cute an idea.


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