Havana (rabbit)

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Havana Rabbit breed

The Havana is a breed of rabbit that first appeared in the Netherlands in 1898. The breed is ancestral to several others, including the Fee de Marbourg, Perlefee and Gris Perle de Hal. Havanas are recognized by the American Rabbit Breeders Association in five color types: chocolate, lilac, black, blue, and broken. Their average weight is between 4.5 pounds (2.0 kg) and 6.5 pounds (2.9 kg).[1]

Scientific Information[edit]

Black Havana Rabbit with ears perked straight up

The Havana Rabbit belongs to:

  • Domain: Eukarya-
  • Kingdom: Animalia-
  • Phylum: Mammalia-
  • Class: Mammalia-
  • Order: Lagomorpha-
  • Family: Leporidae-
  • Genus: Oryctolagus-
  • Species: Oryctolagus Cuniculus-

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Earle-Bridges, Michele; Gendron, Karen (2000). Rabbit Handbook. Barron's Educational Series. p. 112. ISBN 0-7641-1246-5. havana rabbit.

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