Why Do Mother Rabbits Eat Their Babies?

Answer

Mother rabbits will eat their babies for three main reasons. One reason is that the babies are sick and the mother rabbit realizes she can't care for them. Another reason is that the babies and herself are malnourished. In this case, she must put her own survival first. The final reason is that she realizes that her babies are in danger of being killed by other predators. A rabbit may consider a human a predator. For this reason, humans should stay away from wild rabbits.
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