Story: Rabbits

Hare and rabbit

Hare and rabbit

Hares (top) and rabbits (bottom) are both members of the Leporidae family. Hares are bigger, and have much longer ears, usually tipped with black.

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Robert Peden, 'Rabbits - The spread of rabbits in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008