Domestic Rabbits





Domestic rabbits are those who domesticated by humans for commercial purposes known as commercial rabbits, or for pets known as pet rabbits. Although now we can find domestic rabbits around the world, originally they were domesticated from one species only of European rabbits (Oryctolagus Cuniculus) that live across Europe and northern Africa.

Through selection and breeding in places called rabbitry, nowadays there are so many types of rabbits, in different sizes, with variety of colors, and specific purposes as domestic animals.

Term domestic in rabbit sometimes also refers to house rabbit, which is rabbit live in a house together with the owner as an indoor pet just like dog or cat. By the way, do you know that rabbit is 3rd most popular pet after dog and cat?



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