Why aren't rabbits green?
David "Oso" Sierra
dsierra at lonestar.jpl.utsa.edu
Sun Nov 10 17:04:27 EST 1996
On Wed, 6 Nov 1996, "Leighton.Pritchard" wrote:
> Incidentally, does anyone know if domestic white rabbits are albinos or
> domesticated wild (or selectively bred) white rabbits?
Selectively bred albinos.
Take look at the eyes - a total lack of pigment.
There are species (breeds?) of rabbit that are white, but this is a
seasonal adaptation to enviornmental conditions. Shed the summer coat,
grow the winter one and visa-versa.
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