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| How many teeth does a rabbit have? (Answer to Pop Quiz) |
The correct answer is c) 28
Rabbits have four incisors, two on the top, and two on the bottom. Right behind the top incisor teeth are two small peg-like teeth called auxiliary incisors or "peg teeth". In addition, rabbits have cheek teeth that they use to grind their food. These are the 6 upper premolars, the 4 lower premolars, 6 upper molars and 6 lower molars.
For more info on rabbit teeth, check out the oral health care article from the 3-9 issue of House Rabbit Journal.
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