In we have talked to you about how the Toy rabbit is, and that is that although there are many rabbit breeds, there are some that are peculiar. If we talk about peculiar races, we can not overlook the Angora rabbit . From its coat that is the most distinctive to many other characteristics. In this article we show you what the Angora rabbit is like.
The Angora rabbit
This rabbit is believed to have originated in Turkey and evolved in Mediterranean Europe, France and England. Its name comes from its resemblance to the angora cat's coat. The Angora rabbit is characterized by a long and silky coat, as if it were a stuffed animal. He needs more exhaustive care in terms of his fur.
This rabbit has abundant fur, which is exploited worldwide in the textile industry, since it weighs less than wool and gives more shelter. Those who have an Angora rabbit as a pet should brush their hair at least 2 or 3 times a week.
Angora rabbit species
We find different Angora rabbit species, and each of them has characteristics that differentiate them. We find four species within the Angora rabbit breed:
- English Angora rabbit . This rabbit has abundant fur on the ears, on the head and on the legs. It has a very silky touch. It is the smallest species since it weighs between 2.5 and 4 kg in adulthood.
- French angora rabbit . This rabbit has the face and ears surrounded by straight hair. It looks like a common rabbit, its body is oval and its weight ranges between 4 and 5 kg.
- Giant angora rabbit . This rabbit has a white coat. You can not cut the hair because it does not change the fur. It is the largest of the four species because its weight in adulthood ranges between 4.5 and 6 kg.
- Satin angora rabbit. This rabbit is named after the brightness of its fur. He does not have much hair, he is the shortest-haired rabbit. His hair is very soft and his weight ranges between 4 kg in adulthood.