Certain Rabbits Walk On Their Front Paws To Get Around, Now Scientists Why


A French rabbit breed, the sauteur d’Alfort, can't hop. Instead it walks on it's front paws and now scientists know why. It's all about the DNA. Researchers discovered mutations in a gene typically found throughout the nervous system rob sauteur d’Alfort rabbits of their ability to hop. This forces the animals walk on their front paws to move faster or cover long distances. Check out the in-depth explanation below.

Baby rabbit in meadow

Baby rabbit in meadow