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20 Fascinating Bunny Facts


  1. There is no difference between "bunnies" and "rabbits".

  2. A baby rabbit is called a kit, a female is called a doe, and a male is called a buck.

  3. Rabbit teeth and nails never stop growing.

  4. A pet rabbit can live 7-12 years, depending on the breed and health.

  5. Rabbits are crepuscular, meaning they are most active at dawn and dusk.

  6. Rabbits are very social creatures that prefer to have a companion.

  7. A group of rabbits is called a herd.

  8. Out of all domestic animals, rabbits are most similar to horses (eyes, teeth, ears, diet, behavior).

  9. Rabbits are natural prey animals, which means they hide pain extremely well.

  10. Rabbits can start breeding as young as 3 months old.

  11. When rabbits are happy, they jump and twist mid-air (this is known as a "binky").

  12. Rabbits' eyes are on the sides of their head, meaning they can see almost 360 degrees.

  13. Rabbit whiskers are as wide as their body.

  14. Like cats, rabbits purr when they are content.

  15. Rabbits have 28 teeth.

  16. Rabbits groom themselves (head to tail) approximately 4 times daily.

  17. Rabbits can jump as high as 3 feet in one leap.

  18. Rabbits cannot vomit.

  19. Rabbits only sweat through the pads on their feet, so they are more vulnerable to heatstroke.

  20. Rabbit ears help regulate body temperature.