Havana Rabbit

Family: Leporidae Picture of "Hammer", a Chocolate (Brown) Havana RabbitOryctolagus cuniculusPhoto Courtesy: Southern Hares Rabbitry
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I have a black male Havana bunny his name is Magnum. He is so soft and very friendly and loveable. He shares his triple decker condo with his freind Maggie May. I'm... (more)  Kimberly A Kite

   If you want a really laid back, sweet, and calm bunny...the Havana Rabbit is the one for you!

PIcture of "Deva", a Black Havana Rabbit
"Deva" - Black Havana

   This bunny is a real beauty with its soft, shiny and rich colored fur coat. The Havana Rabbit is a very nice a nice show rabbit, but they are also generally considered to make excellent pets. They are one of the most well-rounded rabbits with a sweet docile personality.

  Havana Rabbits are calm and very laid back. These sweet tempered bunnies will quickly bond with their owners. They enjoy receiving attention and affection.

   Being on the smaller side of the medium sized rabbits, the quiet Havana rabbits need a minimal amount of space and they don't eat as much as the larger rabbits.

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Guide to a Happy, Healthy Rabbit

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  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Lagomorpha
  • Family: Leporidae
  • Genus: Oryctolagus
  • Species: cuniculus
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Background:    Havana rabbits originated in Europe and were first bred in Holland in 1898. Though the actual original parentage is uncertain, it is known that they first showed up in the litter of a female Dutch Rabbit. Who the father was, however, is simply not known. They were introduce into the United States in 1916 and in Eastern Canada in the 1980's.

Description:    These guys are considered to be a medium breed rabbit and will weigh between 4.5 to 6.5 lbs. when full grown. They have a short, rounded body, fairly short upright ears and short soft dense fur that is easy to care for.

Color differences:
   The Havana rabbits color is very dark and intense as compared to most other breeds. The colors are Chocolate, Black, and Blue.

Lastest Animal Stories on Havana Rabbits


Kimberly A Kite - 2014-02-24
I have a black male Havana bunny his name is Magnum. He is so soft and very friendly and loveable. He shares his triple decker condo with his freind Maggie May. I'm not sure what breed she is but it was love at first sight with those two. Yes I got them both fixed. I wanted to let Maggie May have a litter of bunnies. But my boyfreind said no. They are both very spoiled bunnies. This is the first time I have had two at the same time. Maggie May kinda looks like a chinchilla. Does any one know what breed she might be? They're both soft and very playful and loving. Can't imagine life without them.

  • Clarice Brough - 2014-02-25
    There are so many mixes, that the only way to really find out is to trace her background, if you can.
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not tellin - 2014-01-19
My havana is very nice. She's the most loveable I have.

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jennifer anne johansen - 2013-09-06
I just recently took in two very beautiful, stunning, well behaved rescue rabbits. They are both black, not very big in size. When google searching what breed they might be the closest picturre I could find that looks like them is a black havana. Looks the same and weighs the same. Really wish I could get a second opinion.

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Stiffin71 - 2013-08-21
I'm gonna eat mine :)

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