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Hello ... Did You Know?
From the Bunnies at Bunny Hollow
Rabbits usually live in Warrens ~
(burrows) underground ~ with several
entries and exits for safety and quick escapes.
each Warren there's ...
A place for waste
A place for babies
A place for sleeping
Rabbit grows her fur thicker when she is growing babies
and pulls the fur to make a cozy safe place to birth and nurse them.
Newborn Rabbits can fit into a human hand.
have no smell or odor —
This helps hide and protect them.
Rabbit young are born furred
and with their eyes open; they can
move around just a few hours after birth.
|Originally Jackrabbits were called Jackass Rabbits because of their large ears. Their large eyes are placed back on the head so they can see in front, behind and overhead at the same time. With their long legs, Jackrabbits can leap up to 20 feet and reach speeds of 30–35 mph! They are true Hares and do not dig burrows.|
Bunny’s hind legs thump to warn of danger.
Bunny’s tail is called a Scut.
flashes messages of danger, excitement
and even directions to other Rabbits.
And, Bunny scuts are kinda cute ...
Bunny’s ears—no matter what shape—
hear all, sense all and cool Bunny when it’s hot!
Ever see a
shed their fur frequently,
and regrow it soft and clean.
in nature can even change color with
the seasons to make them harder to see.
Rabbits are Lagomorphs ...
Lag·o·morph (la'geh-môrf') n.
Any of various plant-eating mammals having fully furred feet and two pairs of upper incisors and belonging to the order Lagomorpha, which includes the Rabbits, Hares, and Pikas.
For characteristics, and more, see Wikipedia.
... not Rodents, as was previously thought.
Bunnies can bite and kick, so never pick up a bunny you don’t know.
forest Rabbits allow you to see them ~
say Thank-You and do not intrude.
Learn more about Bunnies and taking care of them.
Rabbits and Their Care
Rabbits Only Magazine
Natural Health Care for Rabbits
Rabbit Facts from Brooklyn Bunny
10 Incredible Facts About Rabbits
Rabbit Owner's Medicine Chest
What Is a Rabbit? ~ Video
Bunny Approved ~ Facts
House Rabbit Society
can be challenging to keep as pets
(yet oh so worth it, if the needed commitment is met).
A Hare Raising Experience
An Introduction to House Rabbits
Bunnies at Easter: A Sad Story
Hollow ~ Hallow ~ Holey
Hop-Hop ~ Bunny ~ Bye-Bye!
hop ... pop, drop
mop, plop ... clop, sop
top, flop ... lop, crop
bee-bop ... stop!
Sleepy Bunny … zzzzzzzzbzzzzbzzzz