Wild rabbits do carry diseases associated with parasites and bacteria, according to the House Rabbit Society. It is important to use caution when handling wild rabbits.Know More
One of the most common diseases carried by wild rabbits is tularemia, also known as rabbit fever. Tularemia is a bacterial disease that can be transmitted to humans. It can be contracted through contact with blood or the tissue of infected animals. Deer flies and ticks can also transmit tularemia. Symptoms include skin ulcers at the point of infection and swollen lymph nodes.
Rabbits may also carry myxomatosis, a type of pox that only affects rabbits. Calicivirus disease, also known as rabbit hemorrhagic disease, is a highly contagious and fatal disease affecting wild and domestic rabbits exclusively.Learn more about Mammals
Hair loss that only occurs once a year in rabbits is caused by natural shedding. If the hair starts to regrow quickly, the rabbit is likely changing her coat.Full Answer >
There are many different kinds of animals that eat ferns, including white-tailed deer, rabbits and insects such as caterpillars. Not all animals can eat ferns because some are toxic to animals, such as the bracken fern, which is highly toxic to horses and pigs as well as cattle.Full Answer >
Dingoes feed mostly on wallabies and kangaroo, although they sometimes also eat rabbits, rats, birds, lizards and other small animals. Though the majority of their diet consists of meat, dingoes are omnivores, and they eat small portions of fruits and plants.Full Answer >
Animals that begin with the letter R include rabbits, raccoons, robins, rats and reindeer. Other animals beginning with the letter R are the raven, rhinoceros, rattlesnake and ram.Full Answer >