European rabbit

Description
Rabbits’ teeth grow constantly. If the upper and lower teeth don’t meet the teeth will not wear down. Here, the lower teeth have grown far too long making iyt very difficult for the rabbit to feed.
Accession Loan No.
6/1986
Collection Class
Mammals
Common Name
European rabbit
Simple Name
mammal: skull
Full Name
LEPORIDAE: Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus): European rabbit
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Russell, Mr
Collection Parish
Higher Ashton
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
CHORDATA
Family
leporidae
Genus
Oryctolagus
Species
cuniculus

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