Google Maps users have been left shocked after spotting a "flying rabbit" that some users allege was hit by a Google Street View car.
On a Reddit forum dedicated to the study of Google Maps, one user posted a photo of the incredible looking "flying rabbit" that some have dubbed as a "hareplane".
Posted by Reddit user No_Gap8070, the photo shows the rabbit in what looks like a leaping pose high above the ground with the caption: "WTF? How is that even possible".
But while some just saw an incredibly high-jumping rabbit, some users claim to have discovered that it had actually just been hit by a Google Street View car.
In more photos taken from further up the road, you can see the poor rabbit's demise play out as the camera-equipped-vehicle hits into it and sends it flying into the air.
One user remarked: "It got hit by the mapping car. Follow the road back and forth and you'll soon see the scene play back for you."
Another replied: "R.I.P. – I thought at first that maybe a Hawk caught it and it freed itself midflight, but pretty sure they kill hares on the ground."
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A third user said: "That rabbit got launched! How fast was the car going lol."
Despite the sad reason for the rabbit's flight, users were still finding a funny side to the Google Maps spot.
"It’s just a hare on the lens," joked one user.
Another said: "Coming in for a landing at O’Hare airport."
A third remarked:" What a specimen. The landing might be harey."
"Hare raising," said another.
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In other Google Maps news, a lad in Maidenhead was snapped flashing his bare backside at the Google Maps camera while his friends watched
Reddit user u/LivingAffectionate64 posted the teenager's rude gesture to the Street View van to the subreddit r/googlemapsshenanigans after spotting it on Sunderland Road in Maidenhead.
The screenshot shows three young men walking past a silver car as one in a black tracksuit bent forward to moon the camera.
His pals, both dressed in grey shorts, were walking on the path next to him watching his gag.
The Reddit user wrote: "Someone pulled down their pants for the camera."
The snap, which was found at the coordinates 51.5293576, -0.7505962 on the app today, was taken by Google in July 2019.
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