The breeds on this page are sort of "regular rabbit sized" - smaller than the large and giant breeds, but not as small as the dwarfs. They will have adult weights between four and eight pounds.
Dutch rabbits are easily identified by their fur pattern - they have a dark-colored body, with a white triangle on the face and a white "saddle" across the shoulders and front legs.
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The English Spot is generally white, with markings in black, blue, chocolate, gold, gray, lilac or tortoise (mixed orange/dark grey). The markings are a "butterfly" on the nose, circles around the eyes, dark ears, a "racing stripe" down the back, a spot on each cheek, and spots sweeping down from the shoulders down each side toward the tail. English Spots have an ideal adult weight of 5-8 pounds.
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The Florida has an adult weight of 4-6 pounds. The body is short, and the back is curved evenly from the base of the ears to a peak at the hips, then smoothly down to the tail. It has "flyback" fur - if you stroke the fur "backward" (tail to head), it returns quickly to a flat position.
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The Havana breed has an ideal adult weight of 4.5-6.5 pounds. The back is curved evenly from the base of the ears to a peak at the hips, then smoothly down to the tail. The neck is short and the head broad. Havanas have "flyback" fur - if you stroke the fur "backward" (tail to head), it returns quickly to a flat position. Approved colors for Havanas are black, blue, chocolate and broken (white plus patches of one of the other colors).
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The Himalayan has an adult weight of only 2.5-4.5 pounds. Its short, fine, silky fur has distinctive dark markings on a white body. The markings on the nose, ears, feet and tail can be black, blue, chocolate or lilac. The eyes are pink. The Himalayan is distinguished by a body which is long, thin and "cylindrical" - that is, the line of the back and sides runs straight from the shoulders to the hips, without a large arch upward or curving outward.
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Harlequin rabbits have markings that look like a medieval jester - a face split down the middle, with alternating darker and lighter body stripes (colors go right around the rabbit's body) or bars (bars are offset on one side of the body and the other). Japanese Harlequin rabbits have a combination of a bright orange or fawn color with a darker blue, black, chocolate or lilac. Magpie Harlequins have a white or light grey color combined with the same darker markings. The ideal adult weight for a Harlequin is 6.5-9.5 pounds.
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Tan rabbits have a slim body, with the back curving from the neck down to the tail (this is called "full arch"). Tans come in black, blue, chocolate and lilac variations - all combined with tan running from the bunny's chin down to the underside. The ideal weight for an adult Tan is four to six pounds.
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The Thrianta is a bright red rabbit with fawn coloring under its paws and tail. The fur is soft, dense and medium in length. Adult weight for this breed is 4 to 6 pounds.
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