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Rabbits

The Animal Answer Guide
Lumpkin, Susan (Book - 2011 )
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Did you know that there are more than 90 species of rabbits, hares, and pikas, rabbits' little-known cousins? And that new species are still being found? Or that baby rabbits nurse from their mothers only once a day? How about that some people brew medicinal tea from rabbit pellets? Wildlife conservationists Susan Lumpkin and John Seidensticker have all the answers-from the mundane to the unbelievable-about the world's leaping lagomorphs. To some, rabbits are simply a docile pet for the classroom or home. To others, they are the cute animals munching on clover or the pests plaguing vegetable gardens. Whatever your interest, in Rabbits: The Animal Answer Guide you will discover that they are a more complex group than you might have first imagined. Lumpkin and Seidensticker take these floppy-eared creatures out of the cabbage patch and into the wild, answering 95 frequently asked questions about these familiar and fascinating animals. With informative photographs and an accessible format, Rabbits: The Animal Answer Guide is the one resource you will need to learn about rabbits' anatomy and physiology, evolutionary history, ecology, behavior, and their relationships with humans. Lumpkin and Seidensticker also talk about conservation, because while rabbits may breed like, well, rabbits, several species are among the most endangered animals on Earth.
Authors: Lumpkin, Susan
Title: Rabbits
the animal answer guide
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
Characteristics: xiv, 235 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Susan Lumpkin and John Seidensticker
Additional Contributors: Seidensticker, John
ISBN: 0801897890
9780801897894
0801897882
9780801897887
Branch Call Number: 599.32 L958r 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Rabbits Miscellanea Leporidae Miscellanea
Topical Term: Rabbits
Leporidae
LCCN: 2010019455
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