Why Do Rabbits Have Long Ears?

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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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Rabbits' outer ears are among the most distinctive in the animal kingdom. They are long, curved and large compared with the rabbit's body. The shape helps the ear gather sound vibrations
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1. Make your bunny feel comfortable. It's best to only clean the ears of a rabbit who is familiar with you; don't clean a new rabbit's ears yourself. Check if your rabbit actually
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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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