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What do rabbits see?

Sat, 01 Aug 2009 12:39PM

Often the rabbits get startled when I enter the kitchen and only when I greet them do they know who I am. This is because rabbits have quite bad vision, and usually tell what things are by their smell, noise and shape. They have a very narrow area where they can focus on and judge distance well even though they can see almost 360degrees. They have a 10degree blind spot in front of their noses. Not to freak out a dozing Pixel, I usually talk when I enter the kitchen so he knows its me, and continue to talk as I bend down to pat him.  Nybble seems more trusting of anything that moves and doesn't generally freak out!

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