Tuesday, November 13, 2012

facts about rabbits

1. Rabbits are adorable and loving creatures.
2. Rabbits love when you gently stoke them. Just be sure to stroke them gently. A good technique for stroking a rabbit is to begin at the head and move your hand gently down its back.
3. Bunnies are born with their eyes shut.
4. A mother rabbit will pull fur from her chest to make a nest for her bunnies.
5. Bunny rabbits are surprisingly born without fur!
6. Rabbits who are kept in good health and condition usually will live an average of 9 to 15 years. 
7. If you are planning on showing your rabbit carrots are not necessarily the best food for your bunny.
8. In the wild rabbits normally live together in groups named; warrens.
9. Rabbits can out run a full grown dog for short distances.
10. There are over a hundred different rabbit breeds.
11. Wild rabbits are usually not tame and should be handled with caution.
12. One time a mother rabbit had twenty four bunnies in one litter!
13. Rabbits have sharp eyesight and hearing.
14. Just like puppies and kittens baby rabbits enjoy having fun, just in a different way.
15. Lop rabbits are one of the most popular types of pet bunnies.
16. When a rabbit nuzzles you he or she is most likely trying to show affection.
17. Rabbits sometimes rub their chin over objects to show possession.
18. If you have a pet rabbit regular vet trips can help ensure it stays in good health.
19. Be careful what you feed your rabbit, some plants are toxic to rabbits.
20. Rabbits can be trained if you are willing to put forth the time and effort.

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