FC: Bunny Breeds! | By: Maddie Hulse
1: Alaska Belgian Hare Beveren Checkered Giant Dutch English Lop Flemish Giant Giant Angora Himalayan Lionhead
3: Description: This bunny is medium-sized and has glossy black fur. It weighs between 7-9 pounds. Despite its name, this bunny originated in Germany. | Alaska
4: This bunny has a long body with a muscular flank, and an arched back. Its head is long and it has a straight tail. The fore feet of a Belgian Hare are usually long and fine-boned and straight, while the hind feet long are fine and flat. It is believed to be the only breed of domestic breed featuring a deep red, rich chestnut color with black ticking of a wavy or blotchy appearance and an extended down the sides
5: Belgian Hare
6: Beveren | These are fur rabbits. They can be blue, black, brown, white, or lilac. They weigh between 8-12 pounds. This breed has lots of energy and likes to play in the outdoors. | This is a rare breed.
8: Checkered Giant
9: Description: Their coats are blue or black and they weigh between 11-12 pounds. Their ears stand up and they have very distinct markings. These rabbits are considered to be show rabbits.
11: Dutch | Dutch have a compact, well-rounded body, a rounded head, short, stocky, well-furred ears, and short, glossy fur. This is a small rabbit. It weighs between 3.5-5.5 pounds. It comes in 6 colors: black, blue, chocolate, gray, steel, and tortoise.
13: English Lop | These rabbits are longer and are slender. They have long lop ears, which can average 22 inches! Male English Lops are known to have a longer ear measurement because they have a wider head, whereas females are finer and have a narrower skull[. The two main varieties of English Lop are solid or self colors and broken colors (colors broken by white) and they can come in several different colors, including black, fawn, white, golden fawn, sooty, and fawn.
14: Description: A Flemish Giant's coat is glossy and dense. This is the largest rabbit breed. It has powerful, muscular hindquarters. Its coat comes in 7 different colors: Black, blue, fawn, light gray, steel gray, sandy, and white
15: Flemish Giant
16: Giant Angora
17: Angoras are bred mainly for their fur because it is silky and soft. They resemble a fur ball with a face. Most are calm but should be handled carefully. Grooming is necessary to prevent matting. These rabbits are shorn every three to four months throughout the year.
19: Himalayan | Description: The Himalayan is a breed known in Asian countries in the region of the Himalayan Mountains. It is more distributed in the world than any other rabbit breed. It is white with dark spots on the nose, ears, tail and feet. They weigh between 2.3-4.5 pounds. This bunny is a.k.a. the Chinese, Russian, Egyptian, and the Black Nose.
20: The Lionhead rabbit has long wool surrounding the face which makes it look like a lion. It is small in size, only 2.5-3.5 pounds. There are 3 types: single maned, double maned, and no maned. Single: mane around the head, ears, chin and sometimes on the chest. Double: mane of wool all the way around the head; some have around the hindquarters, tail and their hips None: No mane.