Name: Rabbit, Family Leporidae
Description: Long-eared, short-tailed, burrowing mammals.
Location: Every continent except Asia and Antarctica
Special Features: Large ears
Highly specialized runners
50 established breeds of domestic rabbits
Life span about 9 years
Newborn rabbits are called kittens
Diet: Vegetation, including grasses, growing trees, tree bark, small herbs.
Neat Fact: The biggest difference between a rabbit and a hare is that the young of a hare are born open-eyed and furred. The rabbit's young are born naked and with closed eyes.