When lying at rest, a rabbit is “set,” a hare is “formed,” a buck deer is “lodged.”
Angora goats produce mohair. Angora rabbits produce angora.
The Aztecs measured drunkenness in “rabbits.” Convivial at 15 rabbits. At 400 rabbits, unconscious.
Know why magicians prefer to use rabbits in their acts over any other animal? Because rabbits tend to stay quiet.
A mother rabbit tells whether a baby is hers by sniffing it. So a rabbit raiser who wants a doe to adopt orphaned babbies puts a drop of vanilla on her nose.
You can feed 100 rabbits with what you have to feed one cow.
Not all rabbits hop when scared. Some arctic rabbits in panic run upright on their hind legs.
Rabbits build nests. Hares don’t.
The mother rabbit only nurses her offspring once every 24 hours.
The English upper classes like to hunt foxes because foxes run in straight lines. That lets the hunters get good rides. Centuries ago, they hunted stags but ran out of same. Then they tried rabbits, but rabbits run in circles.
Did you know...
You know that air pocket in the big end of an egg? It doesn’t form until the egg cools down.