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  • n. Plural form of cecotrope.


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  • Perhaps it would be a good idea that sensitive folks should wait to look up rabbit eating habits and specifically cecotropes until they are not eating their own breakfest, or lunch … lol.

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  • The protagonist is ignored-alone not isolated-alone, and I did not want to get technical as some people would be grossed out by rabbits eating cecotropes for breakfast.

    BECOMING COTTONTAIL • by Deven D Atkinson

  • In addition to normal feces, they produce special droppings called cecotropes.

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  • This might be why some people refer to cecotropes as 'night droppings,' though cecotropes are not always produced at night.

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  • The rabbits blissful expression when she's engaging in cecotrophy (the ingestion of cecotropes) will tell you that she finds this anything but disgusting.

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  • A rabbit may produce cecotropes at various times during the day, and this periodicity may vary from rabbit to rabbit.

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  • Some produce cecotropes in the late morning, some in the late afternoon, and some at night.

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  • In fact, rabbits deprived of their cecotropes will eventually succumb to malnutrition.


  • i make distinctions… i tally up in light of differences being an author, and writing liberal cecotropes for liberal consumption, and cleverly roping others into it….

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  • "Unlike most other mammals, lagomorphs (including domestic rabbits) produce two types of droppings, fecal pellets (the round, dry ones you usually see in the litterbox) and cecotropes.

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