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European Rabbit (Coney)

Oryctolagus cuniculus


The European rabbit or Coney is mainly grey-brown, reaching some 30 to 40 cm in length. It sports easily recognizable long and rounded ears (much shorter than hares), and has a relatively short legs


Very common in English countryside; here observed at outskirts of a town, on grasslands surrounded by forests and parks.


Native to grasslands of south-western Europe; introduced in many countries with sometimes devastating consequences. Not native to British isles, it was introduced by Romans following the conquest in 1st century.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Broxbourne, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 16, 2018
Submitted on May 19, 2018

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