Scientists are calling on lagomorph lovers to send in photos of these furry beasts to inform population estimates. Viruses and other diseases have been sweeping populations of rabbits and hares in the United Kingdom, and this citizen science program will help map the disease spread (and the healthy population).

No word on whether this is truly a clever ploy to try to trap the Easter Bunny, once and for all.

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Many thanks to Elliott Bannan for sending along this timely article!!