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Mauritius: The new frenzy of the 'lion head' rabbit as pet




Mauritius: The new frenzy of the 'lion head' rabbit as pet
More and more Mauritians want to have rabbits as domestic pets to cuddle and pamper them.
 
 
With the particularity of wanting to become the proud owners of rabbits, with coat as soft as cotton, and well-stocked fur which are called "lion's head" rabbit. The "lion head" rabbit are sold at 1,500 (40 euro) and 2,000 rupees (52 euro) a pair in Mauritius.

Brown, white or grey and of small size, their lineage are very popular on the island and make the joy of children and adults who break in number to specialized shops, looking for their new big-eared mammal companion.

The 'lion head' rabbit, imported from France, Belgium or Holland, has a life expectancy of 10 years and eat all vegetables.



Fabrice François


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