Rabbit

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Introduction1

Rabbits Life (YouTube Channel)
Rabbits Life (Official Website)

Dictionary

rabbit : any of various lagomorphs that are born furless, blind, and helpless, that are sometimes gregarious, and that include especially the cottontails of the New World and a small Old World mammal (Oryctolagus cuniculus) that is the source of various domestic breeds — Webster   See also   OneLook

Encyclopedia

Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha (along with the hare and the pika). Oryctolagus cuniculus includes the European rabbit species and its descendants, the world’s 305 breeds of domestic rabbit. Sylvilagus includes thirteen wild rabbit species, among them the seven types of cottontail. The European rabbit, which has been introduced on every continent except Antarctica, is familiar throughout the world as a wild prey animal and as a domesticated form of livestock and pet. With its widespread effect on ecologies and cultures, the rabbit (or bunny) is, in many areas of the world, a part of daily life—as food, clothing, and companion, and as a source of artistic inspiration. — Wikipedia

Rabbit (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Rabbits & Hares (One Zoom)
Rabbit (WolframAlpha)

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Innovation

Science

Mammalogy is the study of mammals – a class of vertebrates with characteristics such as homeothermic metabolism, fur, four-chambered hearts, and complex nervous systems. Mammalogy has also been known as “mastology,” “theriology,” and “therology.” The major branches of mammalogy include natural history, taxonomy and systematics, anatomy and physiology, ethology, ecology, and management. — Wikipedia

Mammalogy (Encyclopædia Britannica)

The Science of Mammalogy (The American Society of Mammalogists)

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Preservation

Library

DDC: 599.32 Rabbits (Library Thing)
Subject: Rabbits (Library Thing)

Subject: Rabbits (Open Library)

Subject: Rabbits (UPenn Online Books)

LCC: QL 737.L32 Rabbits (Library of Congress)
Subject: Rabbits (Library of Congress)

Subject: Rabbits (WorldCat)

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Participation

Education

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Occupation

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (CareerOneStop, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration)

News

Rabbits (EurekaAlert, American Association for the Advancement of Science)
Rabbits (bioRxiv: Preprint Server for Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
Rabbits (Science Daily)
Rabbits (Science News)
Rabbits (Phys.org)
Rabbits (NPR Archives)

Government

Document

Rabbit (USA.gov)

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