New Zealand rabbit
New Zealand rabbits are a breed of rabbit, which despite the name, are American in origin. New Zealand rabbits are available in four ARBA-recognized colors: [New Zealand white rabbit, New Zealand red rabbit, New Zealand black rabbit, and New Zealand Broken rabbit(color mingled with white)]. Although, cross breeding can result in many different combinations of the three basic pigmentations. There are efforts with certificates of development on a blue variety. The Red has bright golden red fur. One of the larger breed of rabbit, it can weigh anywhere from 9 lb. to 12 lb (5 kg). New Zealands are a breed that have been bred for meat, pelts, show, and laboratory uses, but they are also wonderful pet rabbits. They are known in the house rabbit community as the "golden retriever of bunnies."
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