long journey and makes decisions for the benefit of the entire group thus

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long journey and makes decisions for the benefit of the entire group, thus keeping the rabbits together with a sense of unity and trust. Finally, the group decides to settle in Honeycomb, a place near Watership Down. However, their troubles are far from over as the determined rabbits risk their lives searching far and wide for other rabbits and does (females) to join and strengthen their new warren. Things take a turn for the worst when they run into rabbits from another warren, the territorial and aggressive Efrafa. Tensions between the two warrens rise until Hazel leads an all-out raid against Efrafa to rescue imprisoned Efrafan does, encountering dozens of Efrafan troops as well as the massive Efrafan leader, General Woundwart in an action-packed final battle for survival. Richard Adams’ portrayal of the rabbits in this novel is excellent. Balancing elements of fantasy and reality, the rabbits of Watership Down are very much like rabbits of the real world, but can
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communicate and strategize as if they were ordinary human beings. The rabbits never do anything real rabbits are physically incapable of doing, forcing them to overcome difficult obstacles in very unique ways. For example, a rabbit named Pipkin is unable to swim across a section of the Enborne River. Rabbits Bigwig and Blackberry ingeniously use driftwood as a raft
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