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It was 25 degrees this morning when I feed the rabbits( New Zealand Blacks.) I picked up the Doe and boy were her ears cold. They can get out of the wind. But how do the ears not freeze when the temperature gets to −25 degrees F ?

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They flatten the ears against the body and they stay mostly the same temp as skin elsewhere. Lops may have problems that upright ears don't. I haven't seen frostbite even when down to -30f. Lots of other animals go through winter with similar shaped ears and size relative to body. Horses don't suffer frostbite on their ears and some are raised in places like alaska and often without as much protection from weather.
 
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