Observations in the Species: Oryctolagus cuniculus

Common Name: Rabbit

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Australian Xmas?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Minerva Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 6th November 2015
Added: 26th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Bold, bad, ridiculously cute little man exploring the pavements outside his fence. The dogs (leashed) were aware he wasn't a cat - their reaction less than hysterical - but their curiosity was worryingly predatory ...

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Xmas Bunny: Escapee or Dumpee?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 7th December 2015
Added: 8th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

Cute, but nor wanted here. Looked carefully for any eggs left, but failed to find any so not the famous Easter Bunny.

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Rabbits

Rabbits
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Location: Henley on Klip, South Africa
Observed: 3rd November 2012
Added: 5th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Scrubhare

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBotanical Society of South AfricaBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingCREW (KZN)Lepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed: 6th March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Domestic Rabbit

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By: Marianne Holm
Glenwood House School
Location: Drosdty lane
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 20th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
Description:

this rabbit has been living in my garden for EIGHT YEARS and I still don't know what it is. if somebody could help me, It would be much appreciated.

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awww ...

rabbit, bunny
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Nisela Game Reserve
Observed: 31st October 2014
Added: 15th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Kirstenbosch rabbit

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Location: Kirstenbosch
Observed: 17th August 2014
Added: 17th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:4
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Bunny

Bunny
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Blesfontein
Observed: 17th November 2013
Added: 27th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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European Rabbit

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Location: Jutten Island
Observed: 18th December 2013
Added: 17th January 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

A very tame, juvenile European Rabbit

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Oryctolagus cuniculus (European rabbit)

Oryctologus cuniculus (European rabbit)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Brenton-on-Lake
Observed: 5th January 2014
Added: 14th January 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

A number of different coloured bunnies are hopping around Brenton-on-Lake.

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Hare/Rabbit

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By: Michael McSweeney
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubSouth African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Observed: 29th December 2013
Added: 29th December 2013
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

My first thought was Rabbit, but would be strange seeing them in Bot Gardens...escapee or deliberate release!

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hare

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter’s reputation in MammalsErnest Porter’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 30th July 2012
Added: 1st December 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:5
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European rabbit

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By: Quintonvw1
Nature Conservation Corporation
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Location: 1, Karee Close
Observed: 18th September 2012
Added: 25th September 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Small, grey in colour but there are other colour varities from white, grey, sandy, black and mixed colours.

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bunny

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By: Andrewm
Friends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Rhodes Memorial St, Table Mountain (Nature Reserve)
Observed: 10th September 2011
Added: 10th September 2011
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

It was on the grass patch next to the Memorial. Should we be worried?

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