Could Red Hare actually have existed?

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Could Red Hare actually have existed?

Unread postby Asellas » Sun Mar 30, 2003 4:19 pm

I was not sure to post this so i will take this chance. When Guan YU was claimed to have Red hare as a gift from Cao Cao, was it really red? I asked my Dad and uncle(They had and worked on their aunties farm)if it could exist or existed and they said no. If yes then what is the proof it existed? I have never found the answer to Red hare's existence...
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Unread postby Elemental » Sun Mar 30, 2003 4:40 pm

Red Hare was just a name for it. It was exaggerated in the book, and it wasn't really red. Probably a brownish color with a small tint of red.
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Unread postby Asellas » Sun Mar 30, 2003 4:41 pm

Basically Chesnut. I thought so. Thanks
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Unread postby TheGreatNads » Sun Mar 30, 2003 7:37 pm

I see no mention of Red Hare in Guan Yu or Cao Cao's SGZ, so most likely it didn't exist historically.
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Unread postby Kingdom of Cheng » Sun Mar 30, 2003 9:22 pm

Red Hare looks fake to me
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Unread postby Looney Dutchy » Mon Mar 31, 2003 10:25 am

I think he could have existed!! But I think his abilities are exaggerated!!
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Unread postby Chao Tzu Lung1 » Mon Mar 31, 2003 3:46 pm

it would have been a amazing sight if it did exist, so the embellishing is due..
But its abilities of being a god like creature are far from true
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Unread postby Famed Hero » Mon Mar 31, 2003 6:41 pm

A Sorrell horse is about the closest you would actually get Red colored horse. But those aren't nearly as large as the dimensions as the Red Hare's were in the novel, although yes they were exaggerated. So yes possibly...
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Unread postby Shadowlink » Mon Mar 31, 2003 8:05 pm

it was a mule I think it said in another forum that a donkey and a horse made rh but mules are suppose to run slow.
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Unread postby Wen Yang » Mon Mar 31, 2003 8:51 pm

Has anyone checked Lu Bu's bio? I heard he was a white horse with red spots and was more famous for stopping when he saw game to give the rider a clear shot.
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