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 in) 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; no 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. Not … 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

Want to keep a pet rabbit? Here’s What you need to know

  A pet rabbit is one of the cutest animals you can adopt; they’re always quiet by nature, affectionate, and generally like personal grooming. You can easily litter train your bunny and are usually comfortable in small or large enclosures. So what does it take to have this adorable fluffy animal? Well, there are many … Read more

Facts about rabbits you should know about

One of the facts about rabbits is that they’re cute fluffy pets that are popular in most households. They’re social, intelligent, and also great companions. Besides being playful, docile, and affectionate, bunnies are also inexpensive and usually require less maintenance. Below are more interesting facts about rabbits worth knowing. Rabbits like grooming themselves Just like … Read more

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