Rabbit Facts

Rabbit Facts
Rabbit Rabbits are small mammals that belong to group of animals called Lagomorphs. They can be found on all continents except Antarctica. Rabbits prefer edges of the forests, but they also inhabit deserts, marshes and grasslands. Rabbits are numerous both in the wild and as pets. They are not endangered.
Interesting Rabbit Facts:
Rabbits range in size. Wild rabbits can weigh up to 2-3 pound and reach 16 inches in length. Domesticated rabbits can be larger and heavier.
Rabbits are vegetarians; they eat leafy plants and bark. They can cause serious damage to the crop if protective wire is missing.
During the meal, one rabbit will guard the rest of the group. When it senses the danger, it will stamp its feet to alert other rabbits.
They live in groups called "warrens".
Rabbits have excellent senses, but they are nearsighted.
Wild rabbits have a lot of predators: hawks, eagles, raccoons, foxes…
Rabbits dig holes in the ground (burrows) using their powerful hind legs.
They have 5 toenails on their front paws and 4 toenails on their hind paws.
Rabbits are well known for their fluffy fur. There are over 150 different varieties of the coat color.
Front teeth grow constantly throughout their entire life. Rabbits have 28 teeth in total.
Rabbits can suffer a heat-stroke and can be scared to death.
They sweat through the pads on their feet.
Rabbits eat their own night droppings (called cecotropes) because they are rich in proteins.
Rabbits begin to mate when they turn three months. Pregnancy lasts around 30 days and in just 9 months one female can become both mother and a grandmother.
Rabbits live up to 1 year in the wild and up to 10 years in captivity.

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