Where Do Rabbits Originate from?

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Rabbits come from the western Mediterranean. They were brought to Britain by the Normans during the 12th century for their meat and fur. Rabbits are found all over the Britain and Ireland though are absent from Rum, Isles of Scilly and some smaller islands.
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