Fun Rabbit Facts
Do you think you know something about rabbits? These are some fun facts about rabbits.
Rabbits don’t eat rodents
Lagomorphs include rabbits. Other lagomorphs are pikas and hares.
Rabbits can live up to 16 years.
The life expectancy for a well-cared-for house rabbit with a spayed or neutered young in its life is between 8 and 12 years. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, sixteen-year-old is the oldest rabbit on the planet.
The teeth of a rabbit are never finished growing
Never ever. It can also cause problems if they are not in the right alignment.
Rabbit acrobatics can be called “binkies”
Rabbits can leap, kick and twist in midair when they are happy. This is called a “binky”.
Rabbits are known to purr often
Happy rabbits purr like cats when they are happy and relaxed. It is a sound that comes from the teeth chattering softly.
A rabbit’s gestation period is between 28 and 31 days
It is possible for rabbits to become pregnant within one month after giving birth.
Average rabbit litter size is 5
Although the average litter size for rabbits is 5, there are many variations and it can vary from 1-14 kits.
Fluffle is a group of wild rabbits.
Rabbits are social creatures and will often choose to live together if they have the opportunity. The place where fluffles live is called a warren. A colony is also referred to by some people.
An average rabbit can produce up to 800 offspring per year
One pair of rabbits can create a colony of more than 1,300 rabbits in just 18 months.
Crepuscular rabbits are common
They are active most at dawn and dusk. When vision of other animals is impaired.
Rabbits have a blind spot in their noses
A blind spot is located under the chin and right in front of the nose for rabbits. The eyes of a rabbit are on their sides. They see about 30 degrees more than their field of vision. There is a blind spot 10 degrees in front where they can’t see.
Rabbits eat their own poop
Although it might seem gross and strange, healthy rabbits will eat their own poop twice. This is known as “coprophagy” for rabbits and it is perfectly normal.