7 Rabbit Fun Facts for Easter

Easter weekend starts today! Prepare yourself with these seven interesting tidbits about rabbits.

  1. More than 50% of the world’s rabbit population lives in North America.
  2. Rabbits live in burrows or warrens – a series of underground tunnels that have multiple entrance and exit points.
  3. When rabbits jump in the air, twist and spin around, they are very happy. This behavior is known as binky.
  4. Rabbits are herbivores, meaning they only eat plants.
  5. Rabbits are extremely social animals and live in groups. A group of rabbits is known as a herd.
  6. These animals can detect predators very easily. Rabbits have excellent vision that allows them to see beside, above and behind them without even having to move their heads.
  7. Rabbits are often associated with Easter since they are known to represent fertility and rebirth.

Have you ever owned a pet rabbit? There are many among my family and friends – all very friendly and cute!

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