Floppy Eared Rabbits
Unlike other types of rabbits that have “normal” ears pointing to the sky, Floppy Eared rabbits as its name have very distinctive floppy ears, down to earth. Does it mean they are more realistic and pragmatic as pets? Probably… nobody knows their mind. Do you? :)
Widely known as Lop rabbits, they are very famous for pet rabbits as their personality normally gentle and calm. Typically looked muscled, solid and rounded body is the first impression on their appearance.
There are many types of Lop rabbits known today, which are all originated from English Lop. In fact, they are one of the oldest types of rabbits.
The smallest is Holland Lop that considered as dwarf rabbit, its weight is about 1.2 – 1.4 Kg only. Some peoples call it as Miniature Lop rabbit. This type is also considered as the smallest type of rabbit beside Netherland Dwarf.
A bit bigger, in small rabbit category there is American Fuzzy Lop, which is about 1.6 - 2 Kg in weight, followed by Mini Lop and Dwarf Lop which are about 2 – 2.5 Kg.
Less popular German Lop weight between 3 – 3.5 Kg. English Lop is large rabbit about 4 – 5 Kg. And, French Lop is the biggest Lop, more than 5 Kg considered as huge rabbit.
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