Rabbits are part of the order of Lagamorpha,
not rodents. The order of Lagamorpha consists
of gnawing herbivorous mammals.
Other Names: Rabbit, Bunny Rabbit, Cottontail,
Buck, Doe, Hare, Pika,
Rabbit in Foreign Languages:
Albanian: lepur i gropave
Egyptian Arabic: 'arnab
Belarusian: trus / królik
Breton: lapin, konikl
Chinese Mandarin: tùzi / báitù
Finnish: kaniini / kani
Hindi: xargos / sasak
Japanese: usagi / usagi
Lower Sorbian: karnikel
Occitan: conilh / lapin
Romani: shoshoy / shoshni
Romanian: iepure, iepure de vizuina
Russian: królik / krol’cíxa
Sardinian: cunillu / cacciappu
Scottish Gaelic: coineanach / rabaid
Ukrainian: kril’l / królyk
Upper Sorbian: nukl
Urdu: xargos / sasak
West Frisian: knyn
Size: Rabbits weigh between 2 to 20 lbs depending
on breed and measure 8 to 20 inches long.
Habitat: Rabbits are found in North America,
southwestern Europe, Southeast Asia, Sumatra, Japan,
Africa and South America.
Description: Rabbits have long ears that can
measure up to 4 inches in length. Rabbits have long
slender bodies and powerful hindlegs.
Diet: Rabbits feed on grass, and leafy weeds.
Communication: Rabbits communicate with
body position, foot stomping and some vocalizations.
Did You Know?
A male rabbit is a buck. A female rabbit
is a doe. A baby rabbit is a kit. A
group of rabbits is called a herd
Gestation: Rabbits carry their young for approximately
Birth: Rabbits give birth to litters containing
4 to 12 kits. Kits are born blind, naked, and helpless.
Sexually Mature: Female rabbits are sexually
mature around 6 months of age, while males are mature
around 7 months of age.
Life Span: Rabbits in the wild are though
to live between 6 to 7 years.
Did You Know?
Rabbit teeth grow constantly their
grazing help prevent their teeth from
becoming overly long.