January 25, 2008 - 10:02am

Black-tail jackrabbits used to have a cushy home on the expansive grounds of Miami International Airport (MIA). But since construction started a year ago on a new 8,600-foot runway, hundreds of the rabbits have been displaced from their homes and are taking to the existing runways, chasing each other around at all hours. That is a real problem for airlines and all other aircraft operators who use the airport.