It is important to learn the skeletal anatomy of a rabbit to understand where the bones are in relation to the external anatomy. You also should know the skeletal structure to be knowledgeable about what bones you are feeling when examining a rabbit. Knowing the skeletal anatomy can help you select better rabbits. The names and locations of the bones are important to know when processing meat rabbits. Refer to the illustration below to learn the rabbit's skeletal structure.
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