10 Facts About Our Rabbit Friends
Today, let’s talk about oryctolagus cuniculus. Do not panic! He is no rare animal, quite the contrary, we are referring to rabbits. These cute little animals have become, in recent years, one of our favorite pets, due to their size and not needing much care.
This animal needs our attention, love, affection and are excellent companions for our children. If you already have a rabbit, you’ve probably noticed how affectionate and playful they are.
meeting our bunny friends
Many families have a rabbit as a pet. They are a good option for those who don’t have a lot of space at home or have little time to devote to a pet.
That’s why we want you to know a little more about them and what they need to live well.
Children love having rabbits as pets. They are very affectionate and fun, and they also enjoy affection and pampering. They can also be very stubborn and if they don’t want to do something, it’s best to let them go.
Be careful not to make too much noise, as they are easily startled. With this article, we are going to share with you ten facts about rabbits.
See here the 10 trivia
they are not rodents
Contrary to popular belief, rabbits are not rodents. They are mammals and herbivores; so your diet should include vegetables and fiber such as hay or grass.
Did you know that rabbits purr like cats? If your rabbit purrs or grinds its teeth, it’s a sign that it’s happy and needs to be petted. It’s a very loving moment.
turn face up
Rabbits are like dogs. They turn on their backs so you can pet them. This is a sign of confidence.
your teeth keep growing
Rabbits’ nails and teeth keep growing. They need a wooden toy to chew on. We must always be on the lookout for your teeth; if they don’t wear out, they can get into trouble and even stop eating. As for your nails, they should be cut every six months.
should not take a shower
Bathing this animal is not recommended. They are very clean and do their own personal hygiene. But if for some reason they are very dirty, you can bathe him carefully so he doesn’t get scared. You can also dry clean them with shampoo specifically for rabbits.
they get bored
You may not believe it, but rabbits get bored. They need attention, play, toys, interacting with people and other rabbits. They need to exercise, love to run and jump around, this is essential so they don’t get obese.
rabbits eat their droppings
Rabbits should eat frequently so that their intestines work well. They eat their own night excrement, which contains a substance called cecotrophs, which is very healthy for them.
A rabbit can reach a speed of 55km/h. Your tallest jump can reach 1 meter in height and the longest up to 3 meters. According to the Guinness Book, the biggest rabbit in the world measures 1.23m and weighs about 20kg. The largest litter was 24 puppies and this happened twice.
It’s a lot of fun to see a rabbit jumping and pirouetting like crazy. They behave like that when they are happy.
rabbits can see behind
The rabbit’s vision can reach almost 360º. Your visual field has only one blind spot, which is in front of your face. To make up for this deficiency, he has hairs on his nose, which are capable of detecting anything.