A group of bunnies have been rescued from a building site.

The East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service in Lewes said that the young rabbits, which were so young they still had their eyes closed, had been "disturbed" by the work.

Their mum never returned to the site for them.

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A spokesman for the rescue charity said: "These young rabbits came into care after they were sadly disturbed during building works and mum never returned.

"Arriving with their eyes closed they have been being hand-reared.

"Now with their eyes and ears open they are almost weaned and eating for themselves.

"It won't be long before they move into a larger pen and then next step release."

More information about the charity can be found at https://wildlifeambulance.org/.

The bunnies are just some of the animals currently being cared for.

Others include fox cubs, baby birds and badgers.

The charity has been rescuing animals in need since 1996 and receives between 3,000 and 4,000 calls every year.

It relies entirely on donations.