Amami's can only be found on two Japanese Islands: Amami Oshima and Tokuno-shima.
4.4 - 6.6 lbs
Dense forests of all stages, especially old growth forest. It has also been observed in cut-over areas and forest edges covered by Japanese pampas grass.
Bamboo shoots, berries, the leaves and stems of sweet potatoes, and other vegetation make up the diet of the amami rabbit
Mating occurs in November and December
2 litters of 2-3 kits are born per year.
The amami is nocturnal. They make burrows for dens and nests. The doe digs a tunnel about 3 feet long prior to giving bith to her blind young.
Amami are listed as an endangered specie