Size: Can reach up to 15 lbs and 2 ft long
Classification: Class Mammalia (mammals); Order Lagomorpha (rabbits, hares, pikas); Family Leporidae; over 50 species.
- The rabbit’s skin is not attached to the body. Just like some lizards will lose a tail to escape a predator, the rabbit can lose a piece of skin to a predator and escape.
- There are over 60 breeds of domestic rabbit!
- Rabbits practice coprophagy, in which the rabbits partially digest their food, pass it out of the body, eat the feces, and digest it again.
- In the United States rabbits are the only animal considered pets, food, and pests simultaneously!
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