Native rabbit

(Zool.) an Australian marsupial (Perameles lagotis) resembling a rabbit in size and form.

See also: Native

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Today the tiny hopper, the only native rabbit species found east of the Hudson River, can be found outside of petting zoos only in pockets of new-growth forest between Maine and southeastern New York state.
Weaned rabbits, pure New Zealand White (NZW) and crossbreds between native rabbits and New Zealand White (NN), 6 weeks old and weighing 668 g (SD = 16.