Why Are Bunnies Associated With Easter? Videos

Video 1.29

Why Are Bunnies Associated With Easter?

Where did the Easter Bunny come from? If a child asks, the best answer might be to say, “a mommy and daddy bunny.” But for historians, the question is a bit of a mystery. There are some clues that take us to the American colonial era, and the German Renaissance. But before that, the bunny trail goes cold. The history of humanlike rabbits is pretty weird, though, so it’s worth taking a hop down this historical rabbit hole.


Never miss a Nat Geo moment

Your email address
We use our own and third-party cookies to improve our services, personalise your advertising and remember your preferences. If you continue browsing, or click on the accept button on this banner, we understand that you accept the use of cookies on our website. For more information visit our Cookies Policy AcceptClose cookie policy overlay