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How long do rabbits live?

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Rabbits can live between five and 15 years. The lifespan of a rabbit depends on a number of factors, including its breed, the environment in which it lives, and weather conditions.

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Larger rabbit breeds tend to have shorter lifespans than smaller breeds, and rabbits living outdoors don't live as long due to predators and extreme weather. Also, purebred rabbits tend to have shorter lifespans than mixed-breed rabbits, according to the House Rabbit Society.

Rabbits are healthiest when housed indoors, Feeding rabbits the right diet of pellet food, fresh food and hay is important to ensure that they live long and healthy lives.

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