Bunny and Rabbit Jewelry
Bunny jewelry in this “facing forward” position has to be one of my favorite Magic Zoo designs. I have a good number of choices with the rabbit in this pose, because once I “invented” it I just couldn’t seem to stop designing it!
I still remember when I discovered that rabbits were not rodents. I was amazed! They belong to their own family – the lagomorphs. Rabbits and the long legged hares both belong to this unique group. So does the little pika, which makes its home in North America in the Rocky Mountains. They don’t look much like their cousins. They have little round ears and remind me more of a large mouse or a guinea pig.
Rabbits, hares, pikas and rodents all have constantly growing incisors in common, but the teeth in the lagomorphs have a few additional differences. It seems it often comes down to what’s with the teeth when the scientists are identifying species and where to classify them.
On our morning walk yesterday we spent several minutes watching a bunny rabbit nibbling grass in the yard of a fancy condo building near the water. I’m sure the landlord would be furious (there also appeared to be a hole the bunny was enjoying and probably created), but Ed and I didn’t have to worry about those problems and just enjoyed his nibble action.
But enough of science and personal anecdotes! Just enjoy my bunny jewelry for what it is and leave the hard cold facts to the eggheads.