Kim Jong-Il Ate My Giant Bunnies! And German rabbit farmer is hopping mad... By Sam Gale Rosen, Newser Staff Posted Apr 5, 2007 9:24 AM CDT 2 comments Comments Karl's Huge Rabbits (Getty Images) (Newser) – Karl Szmolinsky sent giant rabbits to North Korea to alleviate hunger, and Kim Jong-Il ate them. The German rabbit farmer suspects that the twelve "German Grey Giants" he sent to the country were eaten at a birthday banquet for the dictator instead of being used in a breeding program as he'd planned. The huge rabbits can weigh over 20 pounds and usually sell for 320 euros ($430) each. Szmolinsky says he isn't attached to the animals, but he considers this a waste; the twelve he sent could have bred 60 new ones each year. “North Korea won’t be getting any more rabbits from me," he says.