Bunny rabbit loves balloon to death - video

A love match between a rabbit and a balloon came to a tragic end

LAST UPDATED AT 14:55 ON Thu 13 Sep 2012

IT'S the age old story of rabbit meets balloon, rabbit loves balloon, balloon commits suicide. A video of a bunny chasing a balloon around a garden before catching it, mating with it and popping it has gone viral on the internet.

The tragic love story has caught the imagination of commenters on YouTube. "This is the greatest video on the internet. It has everything: desire, perseverance, rejection, love and loss. Incredible," wrote one user.

Another thought the love story compared well to the average Hollywood fare, saying it was "a better love story than Twilight".

However, others were concerned for the bunny's psychological welfare, with one user commenting: "I wonder what the rabbit thinks just happened."

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