Can rabbits recognize faces?

Considering how smart rabbits are, with proper training, they can learn a few tricks and basic commands. The main question however is, can rabbits recognize faces? This article answers that and also looks into just how intelligent rabbits are as pets. Can rabbits recognize faces? The short answer is yes. Rabbits are good at recognizing … Read more

Are rabbits scared of dogs barking?

Quite often you’ll notice that dogs are fond of barking at rabbits, whether it’s your neighbor’s dog in the backyard or your own. This is simply because most dogs see small animals or more so bunnies as prey animals. The main question however is, are rabbits scared of dogs barking? This article answers whether a … Read more

Can rabbits breed with hares?

Although rabbits and hares belong to the same Leporidae family of the order Lagomorpha, they’re totally different species. All the 305 domestic rabbit breeds and even cottontails (wild rabbits) are descendants of the European rabbit, while hares or jackrabbits are descendants of the Lepus genus. So can rabbits breed with hares? The short answer is … Read more

What colors do rabbits hate?

Have you ever noticed that some bunnies prefer certain colors over others? Or you often wonder, what colors do rabbits hate? If you are keen enough, you’ll notice that indeed if given an option, rabbits have a preferred color choice. For example, indoor rabbits may favor a specific colored lit room over others as we … Read more

How long do rabbits sleep at night?

How long do rabbits sleep at night? Most rabbit owners often ask themselves this age-old question. Rabbits are crepuscular, meaning they’re most active at dusk and dawn. In addition, bunnies are also light sleepers that prefer taking naps at night and during the day. The time it takes rabbits to sleep at night on average … Read more

White rabbit scientific name

Oryctolagus cuniculus is a white rabbit scientific name, which also applies to more than 300 European bunny breeds. In other words, Oryctolagus is the genus while cuniculus represents the species name. White rabbits and all domestic rabbits, in general, belong to the Leporidae family and in the order Lagomorpha which also includes hare and pikas. … Read more

Where do rabbits originate from?

I often get asked, where do rabbits originate from? Bunnies are descendants of the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) that originated from the southern European mainland. They were the only domesticated rabbits that lead to the rise of the current variety of rabbit breeds you see today. It’s worth pointing out, however, that cottontail and jackrabbits … Read more

What did rabbits evolve from?

Rabbits were first domesticated as early as the 5th century. They were kept as pets or bred for their meat and fur. However, the age-old question is what did rabbits evolve from? Fossil records dating back to 40 million years ago suggest that Lagomorpha (an order of mammals that rabbits belong to) evolved from Asia. … Read more

Are rabbits good pets for kids?

Are rabbits good pets for kids? This is the question most parents who want to adopt a bunny for their little one probably ask a lot. The short answer is that most bunnies aren’t good pets for young children. Although rabbits are adorable and seem like the perfect pet for small children, they’re delicate animals. … Read more

Are rabbits rodents?

Are rabbits rodents? This is the age-old question that usually lingers in most people’s minds. Bunnies are not rodents, contrary to popular belief. One of the main differences between the two is their dental anatomy. Bunnies have four incisors while rodents have two. Rabbits are strictly herbivorous while most rodents’ diet also comprises meat. Although … Read more

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