The Latin name for a rabbit is 'Oryctolagus cuniculus'.
A male rabbit is called a buck and the female is a doe; a young rabbit is a kitten or kit.
A group of rabbits lives in a warren.
A well cared for house rabbit that has been spayed or neutered early in life has a life expectancy of 8 - 12 years.
A group of rabbits is called a herd.
Rabbits are naturally social and need to live in pairs or groups like they do in the wild.
When a rabbit is happy he will jump and twist in the air - it's called a 'binky'.
Rabbit poo tells a lot about your bunny's health! See 'the importance of poo' page.
Rabbits are grazers and need to constantly be nibbling on hay to keep their digestive system working.
A female rabbit can have a litter of as many as 9 babies every month - get yours neutered or spayed!
Rabbits are lagomorphs not rodents; they are actually more closely related to horses than they are to mice!
Rabbits are "crepuscular", which means they are most active in twilight hours (sunrise and sunset).
80% of a rabbit's diet should be hay - there are lots of tasty varieties available.
Rabbits have 28 teeth which all grow continually throughout their lives and need to be worn down by chewing lots of hay.
A problem with your rabbit's eye could actually indicate tooth problems - get your rabbit checked out by a vet.
You can get an idea of how relaxed or stressed your rabbit is by watching how slow or fast his nose twitches.