One the world's largest rabbits has been stolen his home in England. Darius, a continental giant rabbit, is the current Guinness record holder as the longest rabbit the world. From nose to tail, he measures 129cm in length. Police say he was abducted his pen late Saturday evening. Local police said a statement: "It is believed the rabbit was stolen its enclosure in the garden the property of its owners overnight Saturday. We are appealing information following the theft." Darius' distraught owner has offered a $2,750 reward the safe return of her beloved pet. She pleaded for his safe return and told the rabbitnappers that Darius was too old to be bred.
Darius' disappearance comes a spike pet thefts in the UK the coronavirus pandemic. Darius' owner has made an impassioned appeal to those who made with her rabbit. She said: "Every animal is an individual that can't be replaced, and it's just so upsetting because he is such a loveable character." The police said Darius' abduction was a high-profile case as the animal was a celebrity England and has made dozens TV appearances. They believe the abductors have a potential "ulterior motive," and that it could be the work organized criminals who knew his commercial value. The UK's policing minister Kit Malthouse called animal theft a "vile crime" and promised to crack down it.