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Watership Down - Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 23 Summary

Kehaar

Bigwig and Silver discover a wounded bird while out grazing. When they attempt to help the bird, the bird snaps its beak and nearly breaks Silver's leg. The rabbits call to Hazel, who tries to speak to the bird. They do not understand much of the bird's language, but realize it must be hungry. The rabbits find insects to feed the bird, whose name is Kehaar. Bigwig does not understand the importance of helping the bird. Hazel tells Bigwig he will explain later.

The rabbits return underground to complete work on the Honeycomb. When it is finished, they return and offer to bring Kehaar to a safe place until his broken wing mends. They explain that rabbits do not eat birds, so he will be safe. Kehaar accepts the invitation and they bring him to a spot near the entrance to a tunnel. Bigwig talks to...

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