English Lop Eared Rabbit

Sep 26th

The english lop is a fancy breed of domestic rabbit that was developed in england in the 19th century through selective breeding. A large hutch is required because of its size.


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Lop Eared Male Rabbit Very Cute And Friendly South Croydon Surrey Pets4homes

One of the two pre existing lop eared rabbit breeds used to create french lops english lops are the original lops.

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English lop eared rabbit. Their ear length was due to the hotter climate of the algiers as the ears of rabbits are used not only for hearing but also as the only form of regulating their body temperatures. They grow to be around 11 pounds and are known to be quite inactive so obesity is a major problem with the breed. Abnormalities in the skull of a half lop rabbit were studied by charles darwin in 1868.

English lops were the very first bunnies to be bred for exhibition purposes. Their ears average 20 inches in length the largest of any rabbit breed and at 4 weeks of age their ears are actually longer than their body. English lops are one of the very first original breeds of rabbits that were developed in the 1900s for the purpose of exhibition.

As a result the ears of an english lop are extremely large and the english lops themselves are extremely cute. An english lop rabbit lop rabbit or lop eared rabbit refers to any rabbit with ears that droop as opposed to being carried erect. A number of rabbit breeds listed below are characterized by such lop ears.

The original breeding rabbits came from algiers where the weather is extremely hot and rabbits used their ears to regulate their temperatures. Averaging 11 pounds the english lop is characterized by its distinctively long lop ears bold head and large body size. It was one of the first ever lop eared bunnies to be created by humans and not mother nature.

It is believed that this was the first lop eared rabbit to be purposely created by humans. It is believed to be the first breed of lop rabbit developed by humans and it may be one of the oldest breeds of domestic rabbit.


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