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Are there black rabbits?

Black wild rabbits are completely natural and are what's described as being melanistic, This occurs when there is an over development of the melanin gene which leads to the dark colour. If both parents carry the gene then the greater the possibility of a really black rabbit becomes.

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Regarding this, can a wild rabbit be black?

Most wild rabbits do not have the fluffy, black, gray or white fur of a domestic rabbit, but instead a grayish brown or tan flecked mixture of coarser hair. If the rabbit lets you approach it, feed it or even pick it up, it is likely a domestic rabbit that has been "released." A wild rabbit will run away quickly.

Secondly, what does it mean when you see a black rabbit? Black rabbits are some of the best animals at remaining camouflaged in their natural environments. To dream that you are a black rabbit means that you feel cowardly. The rabbit is not necessarily afraid so much as it is very skittish. A black rabbit is both invisible to us and skittish.

Additionally, what breed of rabbit is black?

Despite their names, the Dutch rabbit actually comes from England. They are also commonly referred to as the Hollander. At one time, the Dutch rabbit was actually the most popular out of any of the rabbit breeds. Dutch rabbits are usually what people think of when they think of black and white bunnies.

How do I tell what breed my rabbit is?

Another obvious characteristic to help determine breed is a rabbit's ears. Here the questions are simple: Are the ears up or down? Big or small? If the ears normally lay along the side of the head, compare your rabbit to the Mini Lop, American Fuzzy Lop, Holland Lop, English Lop, or French Lop.

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