Rabbits Facts for Kids – 5 Riveting Facts about Rabbits

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Updated on: Educator Review By: Michelle Connolly

Do you have a pet at home? Some have rabbits as pets as well! Let’s discover five riveting rabbits facts for kids.

Rabbits Facts for Kids Fact Number 1: Bunny’s Big Ears

A bunny’s big ears aren’t just for listening! They also help regulate the rabbit’s body temperatures. The ears’ blood vessels swell when it’s hot out, and contract when it’s cold.

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White rabbit on green grass

Rabbits Facts for Kids Fact Number 2: Rabbit’s Vision

It’s hard to sneak up on a rabbit: Their vision covers nearly 360 degrees, which allows them to see what’s coming from behind them, above them, and from the sides without turning their heads. The trade-off is that rabbits have a small blind spot directly in front of their faces.

Rabbits Facts for Kids Fact Number 3: Jumping

Rabbits can hop and BOY can they also jump! In fact, rabbits can jump to impressive heights and distances….a little over 3 feet high and a whopping 10 feet long!

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Rabbits on the grass field

Rabbits Facts for Kids Fact Number 4: Rabbits Sleep with Their Eyes Open

Rabbits have evolved to sleep with their eyes open! Rabbits are ready for anything at any time, when they are asleep they are still keeping an eye out for sneaky predators!

Rabbits Facts for Kids Fact Number 5: Digestive System

Rabbits can’t throw up! Scientists are not 100% sure why, but rabbits can’t throw up, they think it could be a combination of how their digestive system works and also that their brains won’t or can’t communicate that kind of command.

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Beige rabbit resting on green grasses during daytime

We hope you enjoyed learning more things about rabbits as much as we loved teaching you about them. Now that you know how majestic these animals are, you can move on to learn about other animals like: Dogs, Foxes and Mammals.

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