More than a dozen beautiful pictures of wild and domestic rabbits.
Species: There are over 50 species of rabbit including the European, Emami, Alaskan, Brush, Broom Hare, New England Cottontail, and Pygmy rabbit.
Lifespan: Though pet rabbits can live as long as 8-10 years, a wild rabbit meets many hardships and usually live between 1-4 years.
Size & Weight: The largest species of rabbit is a domestic breed called the Flemish Giant, which can grow to be over 14 lbs! The smallest species of rabbit are pygmy rabbits, which are usually just under 1 lb!
Habitat: Rabbits live in all different habitats. Jack rabbits, for example, live in desert cliamtes, wheras the Arctic hare lives in cold, snowy climates.
Diet: Most species of rabbit eat shoots, leaves, grasses, flowers, and various other vegetation.
Family Life: Rabbits live in large grups called herds. A herd of rabbits consists of a dominant doe (female) and buck (male). The dominant doe fights the other does for the best nest site within their system of burrows and tunnels. The dominant buck goes around the burrown and tunnels marking his territory. usually, the dominant doe and buck are the best breeders of the herd.
A rabbits teeth never stop growing!
Baby rabbits are called "kits"!