Where does the Easter Bunny live?


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There is no specific legend that states where the Easter Bunny lives. In fact, this location is rarely mentioned at all when the Easter Bunny is discussed. Parents are left to their own devices when answering the question of the Easter Bunny's address.

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Where does the Easter Bunny live?
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The origins of the Easter Bunny as a symbol of Easter relate to the pagan goddess Eastre. Eastre is the Saxon goddess of spring and fertility, and she was symbolized by a rabbit. This symbol of renewal was later borrowed by the Christians to apply to their own celebration of the renewal of Jesus. The tradition of a bunny leaving eggs for children at Easter was introduced to America as the German tradition of “Osterhase” or “Oschter Haws.” This tradition told the story of an egg-laying hare who left colored eggs in special nests made and set out by children.

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