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What is a group of rabbits in the wild called?

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A group of rabbits living in the wild is called a colony or nest. All rabbits, except cottontails, live underground in burrows, or rabbit holes. A group of burrows is called a warren. Cottontail rabbits live above ground in nests and usually do not live in groups.

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What is a group of rabbits in the wild called?
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Rabbits can live in meadows, woods, forests, grasslands, deserts and wetlands. Their size ranges from being 8 inches long and weighing less than a pound to being 20 inches long and more than 5 pounds. Bunnies have strong hind legs and can jump more than 3 feet high and almost 10 feet long. They also have almost 360 degrees of vision, with a small blind spot in front of their noses.


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