Can bunnies see in the dark?
This is a question that has puzzled scientists and pet owners alike. There is a common misconception among people that if you have light on at night, it will keep your bunny from being able to see or find their food.
However, this isn’t true! Bunnies actually can see very well in low-light conditions. The main reason people think this is because of their eyes. If you look closely at a bunny’s eye, it has an elongated shape that allows more light to be directed into the back and sides of its eyeball so they can see better in low-light conditions.
Essentially what happens when there isn’t enough light for humans to see well is also true for bunnies! They still have excellent night vision even without any external sources of illumination or moonlight. This means you don’t need to worry about having your lights on all night if your rabbit cage is nearby – they’ll do just fine with no artificial lighting needed. Even though rabbits are natural nighttime animals who prefer being active during dusk and dawn hours, we should