Why Do Rabbits Have Long Ears?


Rabbits have long ears to help them loose heat as their body temperatures are usually quite high, around 40 degrees Celsius. This is done by circulating blood through a large vein that runs through their ears helping them cool their bodies.
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Several breeds of rabbits are characterized by their short ears. Netherland Dwarf rabbits, known for their all-around small size, have short, perky ears. The Sumatran short-eared
It keeps there temp normal. In the hot sun it cools the rabbit. But also in the heat of the day get a wet towel and wring it out not all of the water, so they can lay on it. In the
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Rabbits have long ears because they are prey animals. Their long ears amplify sound so that they can run if a predator approaches. They are an early warning system. You can find more information here: http://www.4to40.com/Qa/print.asp?id=749
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