Belgian Hare


Oryctolagus cuniculus

  • Native to: This breed originated for Belgium in the early 18th Century and is now found in many parts of the world.
  • Diet: Herbivore, meaning that they eat plants.
  • Lifespan: 10 years in captivity.
  • IUCN Status: Domesticated.
  • Fun Facts: It is characterized by its athletic body, long agile legs and big ears and is actually a breed of rabbit rather than a hare.  Their characteristics have developed through many years of selective breeding so they resemble the wild hare.



Posted on

August 8, 2018