Rabbits stories, drawings, history, biology, behavior, conservation, and responsible ownership.
Rabbits in General
A large site with just about all you’d want to know about wild and pet rabbits.
Click on each bunny body part to learn more.
Some basic information, and a rabbit to color.
Find out more about the characters and about Beatrix Potter, the author who wrote these tales. Plays games and print out sheets to color. Check out the teacher resources, too. There’s a Peter Rabbit Party Theme in that section. Beautifully illustrated site. Really into rabbits? Download Peter Rabbit wallpaper for your computer.
The Velveteen Rabbit
The Rabbit looked up at her, and it seemed to him that he had seen her face before, but he couldn’t think where. “I am the nursery magic Fairy,” she said. “I take care of all the playthings that the children have loved. When they are old and worn out, and the children don’t need them any more, then I come and take them away with me and turn them into Real.” If you want to read it on your computer, click on HTML.
Stories Rabbits Tell
A Natural and Cultural History of a Misunderstood Creature
by Susan E. Davis and Margo Demello
For teens and adults considering rabbits for pets.
Revered as a symbol of fertility, sexuality, purity and childhood, beloved as a children’s pet and widely represented in the myths, art, and collectibles of almost every culture, the rabbit is one of the most popular animals known to humans. Ironically, it has also been one of the most misunderstood and abused. Indeed, the rabbit is the only animal that our culture adores as a pet, idolizes as a storybook hero, and slaughters for commercial purposes.
The Adventures of Tiny R
A Bunny’s Tale by Betty Ann Cassano. He was just a little rabbit, not even fully grown. Where had he come from? How long had he been out in the world on his own? It was obvious that Tiny R was not a wild bunny.
House Rabbit Society
Learn the basics about caring for a pet rabbit before you adopt one. A new kids’ section with lots of fun activities for young bunny lovers.
How to teach your bunny simple tricks
Like humans, rabbits are extremely motivated by treats. My rabbit, whose name is Abungadi, has a fondness for raisins and apples, which I will use in this video to trick him into doing tricks.
Or “Are you going to eat that?”
The definitive guide to communicate with your bunny.
Draw a Rabbit
How To Draw A Rabbit
This tutorial is on how to draw a real rabbit, not a cartoon. This lesson is simple and will be manageable by just about everyone regardless of his or her artistic skill-level. If you have any trouble with the steps on how to draw a rabbit please don’t feel intimidated. Just take your time and have fun! Let’s begin!
Rabbit Craft Projects
Decorate for the Easter season. Suitable for small and young children.
Rabbits in Jokes & Songs
Bunny Jokes Page
Q: What are four hundred rabbits hopping backwards?
A: A receding hare line.
Here comes Peter Cottontail
Read and sing along with Gene Autry.
Hoppin’ down the bunny trail,
Easter’s on its way
Come sing along!
What to Do About Wild Rabbits in Suburban Neighborhoods
Here today, gone tomorrow is one way to describe rabbits in suburbia. Given the many predators who make meals of rabbits, their populations can rise and fall dramatically over the course of a year. Sometimes, by doing nothing and letting nature take its own course, the homeowner sees the same result as they might from trying to “control” rabbits.