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Domestic Rabbit

Rabbits actually belong to the order of mammals called Lagomorphs which includes pikas, rabbits and hares. They are not rodents although they do have similar chisel like incisors that grow throughout their lives. Rabbits have 2 upper and 2 lower incisors with two smaller pulp teeth behind the upper incisors. Rodents lack the pulp teeth. Weight: 2-20 pounds depending on variety. Area of Origin: Europe.

LIFE ExpectancyAverage 6-8 years

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In winter a bison’s fur is so thick that snow will not melt on its back.
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