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Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Baby

SKU 262129

Named for the white undersides of their tails, cottontail rabbits are members of the Sylvilagus genus and can be found all throughout North America, Central America, and South America. Cottontail rabbit infants generally have light tan coats that turn darker as they mature.

  • Scientific Name: Genus Sylvilagus
  • Characteristics: You can tell this little rabbit likes you because it’s not flashing its tail as a warning! Hand painted and immaculately sculpted, this figurine is exceptional as a toy for creative play, or as a tool to learn all about the natural world!
  • Size and Color:Cottontail rabbit fur is often gray to dark brown, although immature individuals often have lighter color coats. 4.25 inches long and 2.75 inches tall, this figurine is a littler smaller than a soda can resting on its side.
  • The Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Baby is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.
  • History:

    Oddly enough, cottontail rabbit numbers actually increased with the European settlement of North America. More specifically, the introduction of domestic farming and abundant food sources caused an explosion in cottontail numbers throughout the continent. As you can guess, they are currently classified as an animal of least concern by the IUCN, and their numbers are not declining.

    • Recommended Age: 18 months and up
    • Size in cm: 11 L x 5.7 W x 7 H
    • Size in inches: 4.33 L x 2.24 W x 2.76 H
    • Scale: 1:1
    • UPC: 095866262105
    Present Status While Eastern cottontail rabbits are preyed upon by many predators, they are such prolific breeders that their populations are not threatened. In fact, if predators did not eat these animals, their populations would quickly outstrip the available food sources because they reproduce so quickly.