10 bun-tastic rabbit facts

1. There are around 50 recognised rabbits breeds in the UK/US

cute bunny

2. Rabbits have nearly 360-degree panoramic vision, which allows them to see predators from all angles.

3. Rabbits sleep with their eyes open and only close them if they feel really safe. The have a third eye lid called the nictitating membrane that is transparent and invisible to humans.  

rabbits lying down

4. Rabbits eat their own poop! They eat their soft stools to get more nutrients.

cute rabbit

5. Rabbits can run up to 45 miles per hour, making them one of the fastest mammals on earth.

hoping rabbit

6. Rabbits are social creatures and are happiest living with another rabbit. They can become very sad and depressed if they live on their own.

pair of bunnies

7. Baby rabbits are called kittens.

baby rabbit

8. A rabbit's teeth never stop growing. They need to constantly chew on things to keep them worn down.

rabbit eating

9. Rabbits pregnancy last about 4-5 weeks. The average is litter is 6/7 babies but they can have up to 14!

mum rabbit with babies

10. Rabbits are crepuscular animals, which means they are most active at dawn and dusk.

rabbit in grass

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