Fun Rabbit Facts for Kids

[Animals facts] – Check out our fun rabbit facts for kids. Learn about rabbit ears, where they live, what a young rabbit is called and much more.

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  • Rabbits are lagomorphs. Rabbits and Hares are in the lagomorphs family.
  • A female rabbit is called a doe.
  • A male rabbit is called a buck.
  • A baby rabbit is called a kit.
  • Rabbits are also refered to as bunny rabbits.
  • Rabbits live in groups called herds.
  • Cotton Tail Rabbits live in above ground nests.
  • A group of burrows is called a warren.
  • Rabbits are around 2-11 pounds and 12-24 pounds.
  • Rabbits have long ears that are on average 4 inches long.
  • Rabbits are different from hares.
  • Hares live in above nests like Cotton Tail Rabbits.
  • Hares are usually bigger with longer ears and a longer hind leg.
  • Rabbits eat grass, clovers, wild flowers and farm crops. Rabbits also eat their own poop.
  • Rabbits are crepuscular meaning the are most active at dawn and dusk.
  • Rabbits eat around dusk.
  • Rabbits only sweat on the pads of their feet.
  • More than half the world’s population of rabbits live in North America.
  • Rabbits also live in Southwestern Europe, Southeast Asia, Sumatara, parts of japan, Africa and South America.
  • Most domestic or pet rabbits are European Rabbits.
  • Rabbits live in meadows, woods, forests, grasslands, deserts and wetlands.
  • They reproduce often. Rabbits usually have 2-3 litter a year.
  • Each litter has 4-6 babies.
  • Babies are born with their eyes closed and no fur.
  • Their teeth never stop growing.

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