Pygmy Rabbits Face Extinction

Year of the "Threatened Rabbit": World's Smallest Rabbits Fight Extinction

Pygmy Rabbits Face Extinction

Yes, all baby bunnies are small, but this species tops out at less than a pound . . . fully grown. The Columbia Basin Pygmy Rabbits are native to the Pacific Northwest and face an uphill battle since being declared extinct in the 1990s. They are just one type of threatened hopper BBC recently wrote about as we enter the Year of the Rabbit. Learn all about these animals — and see more pics — when you start the slideshow.


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