Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758), European Rabbit, Roda de Barà, Spain, 20 May 2013
2 hopping into a hedgerow.
Next to education centre
Early in the morning.
A stray bunny on the sidewalk
Rabbit at the Car Park of RSPB Baron's Haugh Nature Reserve, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire.
The European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) is a species of rabbit native to south west Europe (Spain and Portugal). It has been widely introduced elsewhere often with devastating effects on local biodiversity. However, its decline in its native range (caused by the diseases myxomatosis and rabbit calicivirus as well as over-hunting and habitat loss) has caused the decline of its highly dependent predators, the Iberian Lynx and the Spanish Imperial Eagle. It is known as an invasive...