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Why aren't rabbits green?

PatParson pparso29 at news.idt.net
Tue Nov 12 22:39:20 EST 1996


"\"Leighton.Pritchard\"" <bap96164 at strath.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>Incidentally, does anyone know if domestic white rabbits are albinos or
>domesticated wild (or selectively bred) white rabbits?
>
>   -------------------------------------------------------------
New Zealand whites are albinos; they have pink eyes, and no  noticable
pigment whatever.  Others, such as dutch rabbits, may sometimes be entirely 
white, but they have normal eyes.  The whites were once valued, because 
their very white fur could be used and died in a variety of ways.

Pat Parson













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