What is a group of rabbits called

Last Updated : October 31, 2021
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A question we often get asked is what is the collective noun for a group of rabbits. The common answer is a colony of rabbits. But, there are many others used.

So, in this article we’ll answer the question, just what do you call a group of rabbits.

What do you call a group of Rabbits?

The Rabbit is a very popular pet and is kept domestically all over the world. The Rabbit is also found in the wild in huge numbers, in almost every continent.

In the wild, a colony of rabbits live in an underground structure called a warren, where they’ll spend most of their life away from danger, particularly during the day.

This group may be referred to as a herd of rabbits, an older term for a group of bunnies.

A group of young or baby rabbits is called a nest. A small group of rabbits from a single mating would be known as a litter.

2 rabbits in a field kissing

Is a group of rabbits called a Fluffle?

The simple answer is Yes, it’s quite a new description and it’s a one we like. Watching a fluffle of wild rabbits play in the meadows is super cute.

What is a group of hares called?

The Hare is a cousin of the rabbit, and a group of Hares is known as a drove, or less commonly called a husk.


The name given to any group of animals is a Collective Noun.

For example, a Herd of Elephants is a collective noun.

A Male Rabbit is a Buck and a Female Rabbit is a Doe

A young rabbit is called a kit, or kittens.

So, at last you know the answer to “what a group of rabbits is known as”. And, if you’re lucky enough to have multiple pet rabbits, you know what to call them.

There are many to choose from, so there is no right answer, but with the list above we hope you can choose one you like.




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