The Pygmy Rabbit Animal is a North American rabbit, and is one of only two rabbit species in America to dig its own burrow.
Pygmy Rabbit Animal Facts:
- Length: 23-31 cm (9-12 in)
- Tail: 1.5-2.5 cm
- Weight: 246-458 g
- Social unit: Individual
- Status: Least concern
The world’s smallest Pygmy rabbit Animal, this arid- adapted species digs a large burrow system and feeds on big sagebrush and closely related species. The long, silky fur on its back is grey in winter and brown in summer; the abdomen is whitish.
Unusually for a rabbit, Pygmy rabbit Animal it climbs well into bushes to feed, and, although solitary, it also makes pika- like whistling calls to warn neighbours of approaching predators.
Breeding details are poorly known: the gestation period may be 26-28 days, and litter size 4-8, with up to 3 litters per year.