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Slide Show: Rabbits at Risk

What better time than Easter to familiarize yourself with rabbits in danger of extinction


People always make jokes about rabbits and their knack for copious procreation, but don't kid yourself: even energetic bunnies cannot produce offspring indefinitely when they are overhunted or their habitats are destroyed. As it turns out, about 30 percent of rabbit species [nine out of 30] are among the most endangered on Earth, according to Andrew Smith, a conservation biologist at Arizona State University in Tempe.

Look at the slide show and acquaint yourself with a few of them... you may never take a bunny for granted again.

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