Many children wish for a pet rabbit and who can blame them? Children often love the idea of a baby bunny and we agree – baby animals are the cutest! Rabbits have been a symbol of many cultures representing nature, fertility and happiness. Their mostly small size and gentle nature has made them wonderful pets as well as a source of food on many continents.
Although not always the most disciplined animals, a rabbit is one with personality, sociable with people and is very interesting to have around (There’s always something going on in a house with a rabbit).
Interesting facts about rabbits:
Rabbits are a type of rodent and are known for their large ears, soft fur, large feet and springy legs as well as small tail.
There are thirty species of rabbits that reside all around the world. Many of the rabbits differ but they all share quite a few common traits.
Rabbits breed a lot and have many babies each of the four times a year that they breed. Only 15% of the baby rabbits that are born live to be one year, so nature has given them the opportunity to produce a lot of babies.
Rabbits are herbivores (plant eating) mammals. The eat vegetables, tree bark and herbs. A rabbit’s diet is very important. The wrong food can kill a rabbit.
Rabbits are social, loving and interactive animals. They live in groups called herds in a home called a warren. The average lifespan of a rabbit is between 8 to 10 years.
Rabbits can jump as long as 36 inches and higher and can run about 35 miles an hour.
They don’t like being picked up.
They are considered quite clean animals as the groom themselves.
NUMBER OF RABBITS: 2
1. NAME: Christos
DATE OF BIRTH: August 26th 2016
GENDER: Male (Buck)
2. NAME: Eleni
DATE OF BIRTH: November 30th 2016
GENDER: Female (Doe)