Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae (along with the hare) of the order Lagomorpha (along with the pika).

There are 29 species of rabbits in 10 genera found on all continents except Antarctica. There are 17 species of Sylvilagus (cottontails) in North and South America, some of the best-known species.

The American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) recognizes 49 unique rabbit breeds.

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