What is the World’s Largest Rabbit?

Amy, reportedly weighing 22 kg is possibly the worlds largest rabbit. Photo: Paul Lewis.

Amy, reportedly weighing 22 kg is possibly the world's largest rabbit. Photo: Paul Lewis.

According to the UK’s Daily Mail, the world’s largest rabbit is a Continental Giant called Amy.

Amy, from Worcester in the UK, is more than 120 cm (4 feet) long and weighs as much as a medium sized dog.  

Her weight? Well that depends on which report you choose to believe. In February this year, the Daily Mail reported that Amy weighs two and a half stone (15 kg). But then in March, it reported that the giant rabbit weighs three and a half stone (22 kg).

Perhaps she put on 7 kilograms within a month!

In any case, whichever weight it is, this could make Amy the heaviest rabbit in the world too.

Big Appetite

Amy’s owner, Annette Edwards, says that each day, Amy goes through enough rabbit food to fill a dog’s bowl, as well as two apples, a handful of carrots, half a cabbage and fresh hay.

But Mrs Edwards insists that Amy is quite healthy and not overweight.

“She is enormous but not because she over eats on junk but because she gets plenty of exercise and eats very healthily.”

“Amy is a fussy eater, the carrots must have their green tops still on, and the hay has to be fresh and green or she won’t go near it” she continues.

Other Large Rabbits & Previous Record Holders

Herman, a German Giant, weighing 7.7 kg

Herman, a German Giant, weighing 7.7 kg

There are a lot of large rabbits out there.

Here are some examples:

  • Herman, a German Giant reportedly weighing 7.7 kg (although he looks much heavier than that)
  • Rudi, also a German Giant, weighing 8.7 kg
  • Roberto, weighing in at 16 kilograms (possibly the world’s heaviest rabbit?)
  • Humphrey, weighing over 12 kg and still growing

Largest Rabbit Breed

The largest species of rabbit is the Flemish Giant. The largest Flemish Giant can grow to around 9.5 kg. The smallest weigh in at around 5 kg.

Flemish Giants are usually steel grey in colour. They are long with a large full head and the ears are long and erect.

The Flemish Giant’s diet should include plenty of fresh hay, fresh fruit and vegetables, a well-balanced dry rabbit mix and plenty of clean water.

Guinness Book of World Records

Amy or Roberto may be the largest and heaviest rabbits in the world, but they won’t be making it into the Guinness Book of World Records any time soon (at least, not for their size or weight).

Unfortunately, some rabbit owners cruelly over feed their rabbits in an attempt to get them into the record books. As a result, the Guinness World Records no longer lists the world’s largest (or heaviest) rabbit.

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15 Responses to “What is the World’s Largest Rabbit?”

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  4. rodney Says:

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  5. prabhat Says:

    dear ur very lucky for u have a world largest rabbit
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  7. meranda caswell Says:

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  8. David Says:

    Wow! I had no idea that rabbits could get that big!

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  11. Mel Says:

    I had no idea these enormous rabbits even existed! :O woww

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  13. BadgeBeast Says:

    Bloody hell there huge!

  14. Angel Says:

    Wow that is actually pretty small for the worlds biggest rabbit

  15. Melissa Says:

    OMG, Herman looks bigger than this owner!! This rabbit is a real MAN!