Hopping into Tunian: Some animals have 'rabbit' in Chinese names, but they are not rabbits

Animal names can be confusing in Chinese. Some animals' names might mislead people to believe that they are some kind of rabbit, but actually they are not. Watch this video to find out more. 

About the 'Hopping into Tunian' series:

Can rabbits drink water? Should you pull a rabbit's ears? What are the world's largest and smallest rabbit species? 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, or Tunian, on the Chinese lunar calendar. For Spring Festival, we at CGTN Nature are presenting a new series, "Hopping into Tunian," to share funny stories about our buck-toothed buddies.

For more: 

Hopping into Tunian: China: Hares, yes. Rabbits, no.

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Hopping into Tunian: Is water life-threatening to rabbits?

Hopping into Tunian: Never hold a rabbit by its ears

Hopping into Tunian: A rabbit's tail is not a pom-pom

Hopping into Tunian: Meet the world's biggest and smallest bunnies!

Hopping into Tunian: Meet the world's fluffiest rabbit

Hopping into Tunian: Species with 'rabbit' in Chinese names

(Video edited by CGTN's Yu Rong)

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