How domestication changed rabbits’ brains

Study sizes up differences in the ‘fear centers’ of wild and tame bunnies

wild and domesticated rabbits

RABBIT REMODELING Domestication of wild rabbits (left) physically changed the animals over time, including their brains. A domesticated rabbit is shown on the right.

FranciscoMarques/shutterstock (left); Grigorita Ko/shutterstock (right)

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