Interesting Rabbit Facts

A male rabbit is called a buck and a female rabbit is called a doe.

A rabbit can see behind himself, without turning his head, but has a blind spot in front of his face.

A rabbit sweats through the pads on its feet.

Domestic rabbits cannot breed with wild rabbits.

Rabbits are the most active at dawn and dusk.

Rabbits can jump to a height of more than 36 inches.

Rabbits can purr, just like a cat.

Rabbits cannot vomit.

Rabbits do not like loud noises and sudden movements.

Rabbits eat their own night droppings, known as cecotropes.

Rabbits need to eat hay, in order to assist their digestive system and prevent fur balls in their stomach.

The droppings of a rabbit make an excellent garden fertilizer.

The largest litter of baby rabbits was 24 and it has been witnessed twice.

The record for the longest living rabbit is that of 19 years, while that of heaviest rabbit is 26 lbs.

The teeth of a rabbit never stop growing.

There are over 150 different colors of a rabbit’s coat, but only 5 eye colors (brown, blue-grey, blue, marbled, and pink).

There are over 50 established breeds of domestic rabbit.

When rabbits are happy, they jump and twist.