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Help: Wild Rabbit [duplicate]

I brought in a wild eastern cotton tail rabbit 2 days ago and I can't keep it as a pet. I was wondering if I keep it until it grows a little bigger that I can release it back into the wild where I ...
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Can I raise baby cottontail rabbits [duplicate]

An adult cottontail rabbit has been staying around my house the past couple weeks. Well, the other day we found her dead, along with 2 babies, one was unfortunately dead but the other still alive. It ...
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A nest of wild rabbits pretty much live in our backyard. Can we get a hutch for them? [duplicate]

There is a group of wild rabbits who hang around in my girlfriend's backyard all the time. Her mom leaves out lettuce and such so that's probably what attracted them. They recently had baby bunnies ...
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Can I keep a baby wild rabbit as a pet [duplicate]

My dog brought us a baby wild bunny about a week ago and luckily, the little guy has survived. It's a small cotton tail and its around 3-4 weeks old according to the vet. I've asked on their advice in ...
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Can a rabbit pet be released to the wild? [duplicate]

I have had a cottontail rabbit since he was 2 weeks old. My dog had found the nest and killed all of them except him because I got to him in time. He is now 9 months old. I was wondering - would he be ...
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Should I get my baby cottontail rabbit who is extremely domesticated neutered?

I know it is very risky to get a rabbit neutered. My baby is wild but acts very domesticated. He has his own bedroom and it is right next to my bedroom. He gets loads of attention and lots of ...
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What species of wild rabbit is the domestic house rabbit descended from?

This question comes from a discussion related to How do you groom an Angora Rabbit? it has been suggested that the Angora is not directly descended from the European rabbit, but rather a Turkish ...
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How can I make sure wild baby bunnies aren't orphaned?

A few weeks ago I saw a wild rabbit eating my green beans. I kept seeing her, but she sort of stopped. Sort of. Last night, while it was still light, my dog had something in his mouth, I yelled at ...
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How to release a rescued European Rabbit back into the wild?

We saved a bunny from certain death and raised him from baby for 3 months. We have to leave Morocco, and there are no shelters, no safe places for him. Basically, the choices are: a home where he ...
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What to do with a bonded domestic rabbit and a cottontail

Last summer my one of my female rabbits bonded with a male cottontail rabbit. Before I was able to catch her, they would hand out nightly in the neighbors driveway. This went on for a few months. I ...
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My bunny had babies, what should I do?

So I recently got a free bunny from someone that found it out in the street. When we received it my dad thought it was really big and could possibly be pregnant. We let it roam around the house freely ...