Airline sued for death of giant rabbit

The owners of a giant 3-foot-long giant rabbit who died on a United Airlines flight are suing the airline, according to CBS News.

The rabbit’s body was found after a flight from London to Chicago April 20.

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CBS reports the rabbit, named Simon, was inside a United kennel at O’Hare airport waiting for a connecting flight to meet his new owners in Kansas City. 

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The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for costs related to purchasing the rabbit and punitive damages.

Earlier this year, Simon’s new owners said they were seeking costs associated with the purchase and transportation of the rabbit, about $2,300, and future earnings. 

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