Nightslade hares come out at night and feast on the nyam nyam root. They are several times bigger than normal Calorean hares, have pointed fangs, red eyes and a bad attitude towards intruders.
Through almost closed eyelids he saw a rapid movement in the grass ahead and the biggest hare he had ever seen lurched suddenly through the grass.
“Are they all that big?” exclaimed Beau.
“Mostly,” said Arnold, “although the adults are bigger.”