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Rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus cuniculus, NC2009.28

Physical Description

Rabbit mounted in a natural sitting position with its head up and turned slightly toward its PL side. Ears are both straight up. The specimen is attached to a polished slice of pine trunk.

Provenance

Purchased especially for Search Centre Otago Museum

Field Collection

Collected especially to be mounted for us, presumably in the local (Sth Canterbury) area but not known.

Maker

Taxidermist: G. D. O'Rourke & Sons (Taxidermists) Ltd.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 375 x 380 x 205mm

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