Silver Fox Rabbit

Photo by Joel Sartore

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This rabbit's fur is truly one-of-a-kind; it is extremely dense, up to 2 inches in length and when stroked the fur will stand straight up until stroked in the opposite direction.
  • Size: Weight: 9 to 12 pounds
  • Diet: Herbivores; grasses, twigs, bark, herbs and other plant materials
  • Habitat: Domestic animal; do not live in the wild
  • Range: Domestic breed of the United States
  • Lifespan: 8 to 14 years in captivity


Conservation Status


Considered Threatened by the Livestock Conservancy Conservation Priority List; fewer than 100 annual registrations in the United States and estimated global population is less than 1,000.

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