Lop eared rabbits are certainly cute and at the moment the breeds that fall within this type are all extremely popular.
What is a lop eared rabbit?
Any rabbit with ears that fall vertically from their head, is called a 'Lop'.
The lop rabbit family has grown considerably in the last few years but the English Lop is the oldest and rarest of the lop eared breeds.
Believe it or not there are currently 19 varieties of lop rabbits in the world today! Of course not all of them are recognised by the BRC or the ARBA, but that doesn't mean they don't exist.
Here's the quick list:
Then there is the...
More about lop eared rabbits...
I have listed below some of the more common lop eared rabbits.
Click the rabbit breed names or images for complete breed details or click the BRC standard link for standards of perfection for that breed (will open in a new window).
Lops are very popular now days and new breeds are still in development.
Do you have a great story about your lop eared rabbit?
Do you have a breed of lop that isn't on this list?
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What Kind of Bunny Is This?
Our 10 Month Lop Eared Rabbit... Could anyone tell us what kind of lop bunny our sweet "Charlie" is? She is so sweet, perfect around kids and loves …
Our New Lovely Bunny - Roxy
Hello, just wondering if anyone can tell us what type of lop our bunny Roxy is? She's 7 months old and very friendly. We picked her up today and …
My Husband Bought A Bunny!
My husband recently bought a bunny for my daughter and I'm trying to find out what breed it is? I am doing my best to find out all I can about it so …
What Breed is My Bunny?
I have this bunny. My boyfriend bought her for me on Valentines day, and I was just wondering what breed she is? Can anyone help?
New Bunny Owner.
My friend bought my children a lop eared bunny a couple weeks ago, Buck, and a dutch bunny today, Jane Doe. They are both still young being 8 weeks …
He's a Rescue Mini Lop
His name is Rascal. He is a 7lb 14oz brown fireball, who loves to run and do binky's, lay next to the couch and be petted. Rascal is the ruler of …
What Variety is My Lop? Not rated yet
I love lops. They're sweet and goofy, but what I'm trying to figure out is what breed my new lop is. He has the Siamese colouring and is quite …
It's a girl! And we are so excited! Not rated yet
We just purchased this precious baby girl but haven't brought her home yet. We have 2 weeks so we are learning everything we can (we know the basics …
Panama Generic Lop Eared Rabbit? Not rated yet
Hi, a neighbor of mine and I bought some bunnies recently on the border of Costa Rica and Panama (Paso Canoas) under the generic "conejo" poster. (Which …
Henry - my new mini-lop - but is he cashmere or angora??? Not rated yet
We just brought Henry into our family. We got him at the Alameda County Fair. The tag only said, "mini-lop". I wished there was a way to speak to the …
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