My rabbit kept bonking my nose and nipped it

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My bunny has never bitten me before aside for an occasional nip at my clothes. Today, I was sitting on the couch and he jumped on with me. He came up to my nose, bonked it hard like 3 times and nipped it. It actually hurt a little. What’s up with that?
 

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When my bun does something similar, it usually means
A . Give me attention B. Feed me treats C. (Occasionally )Move out of my way or D. All of the above lol it's usually a and b together.
 

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When my bun does something similar, it usually means
A . Give me attention B. Feed me treats C. (Occasionally )Move out of my way or D. All of the above lol it's usually a and b together.
I agree with this, except it's usually C for my buns. (They hate people or feet in their running space!)

Rabbits usually aren't malicious when nipping; it's just how they communicate with each other. Maybe try to work with him to get him to stop nipping (or at least nip less)?
 

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No fun when they nip, but not intentional. It's how they communicate. Trixie would nip at my clothes or ankles for her reasons, and if it was bad enough, I would do a quick "YIP" squeak sound to let her know that the nipping was not ok. It took a few rounds but now she doesn't do it anymore, just a tug here and there to tell me to "pay attention" to her.
 
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