Not every hare makes it to O'Hare Airport, evidently.
United Airlines' PR crisis tour continued after news broke that Simon the giant rabbit died in the cargo hold of a trans-continental United flight.
The 10-month-old Continental Giant Rabbit, destined to be the world's largest, was flying from London's Heathrow Airport to Chicago's O'Hare Airport on his way to meet a new "celebrity" owner.
Sadly, Simon was found dead when the plane landed at O'Hare.
More confused than anyone is breeder Annette Edwards, who said the animal was as "fit as a fiddle" when she placed him in the cargo hold. She told The Sun:
[Image via Annette Edwards/Twitter.]