Rabbits do sleep, although they do not always close their eyes when they do. Rabbits are crepuscular, which means they are most active at dawn and then again at dusk. They like to sleep during the night and during the da... More »

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. More »

Gestation in rabbits lasts between 28 and 31 days, and females can mate again within hours of giving birth. Rabbits are induced ovulators, which means the act of mating stimulates the female to ovulate. The mother can gi... More »

A rabbit's large eyes on either side of its head allow it to see with nearly 360-degree vision to spot food, predators or other rabbits. A wild rabbit habitat is called a warren, a system of interconnected tunnels that i... More »

Keep rabbits away by sprinkling the area with smells that repel rabbits such as blood or predator dung, plant flowers and plants that rabbits dislike such as peppers or tomatoes, and enclose your yard or garden. To keep ... More »

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Wild hares and rabbits live all throughout the world and can generally be found in dense forests, tundra and grassland regions. One common type of rabbit, the cottontail, is common in urban areas in North America. It is ... More »

Wild rabbits survive the winter by creating burrows in the ground or using thick shrubberies to protect themselves from the cold temperatures. Some rabbits create their own burrows, while others will utilize abandoned bu... More »