What are baby rabbits called?
Many people think that a baby rabbits is called a bunny, but this is actually just an affectionate nickname for rabbits, and not the correct English name for rabbit babies. So if baby rabbits are not called bunnies, then what are baby rabbits called?
The correct term for a baby rabbit is kitten, often shortened to kit. A nest full of rabbit kittens is collectively called a litter. Domestic rabbit babies are born naked, with their eyes closed, and are completely helpless and dependent on the mother for food and warmth. They develop quickly, with soft fur starting to cover the body within a day or two, and the eyes usually opening when the kits are around 10 days old.