FAQs

Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Easter Bunny.

Easter Bunny FAQs

What is the Easter Bunny’s mailing address?

For privacy purposes, the Easter Bunny’s mailing address is not published. However, you can reach the Easter Bunny by email at EasterBunnyEmail.com.

Easter Bunny Address

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Does the Easter Bunny ever sleep during Easter weekend?

Easter weekend is the busiest time of the year for the Easter Bunny, so the Easter Bunny doesn’t get too much sleep.  However, it’s only once a year that the Easter Bunny doesn’t get too much sleep. The rest of the year the Easter Bunny gets plenty of rest. And during Easter, the Easter Bunny does occasionally take a quick nap in between stops to re-energize.

Easter Bunny sleeping

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What is the Easter Bunny’s favorite food?

The Easter Bunny’s favorite food is carrots.

carrots

By Kander (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Carrots are a good source of nutrition and the Easter Bunny loves fresh carrots from the garden.

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How does the Easter Bunny know where you are if you are not home at Easter?

Many kids worry that the Easter Bunny won’t pay them a visit if they are traveling at Easter.

Well, the good news is, there’s no need to be concerned.

Where the Easter Bunny delivers your gift, depends on a number of things, but the Easter Bunny always tries to do what’s best for the kids.

 

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What should I leave for the Easter Bunny?

The Easter Bunny would never expect you to leave a treat, but if you do, carrots are always a good choice if you have them available. The Easter Bunny also loves drinking water. However, if you don’t leave anything, that’s OK. The Easter Bunny understands because the Easter Bunny has prepared for Easter weekend all year long and has to move quickly.

Carrots

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How does the Easter Bunny stay in such good shape?

Egg-xercise and Hare-robics. The Easter Bunny also maintains a balanced diet and eats lots of carrots.

Harerobics

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Does the Easter Bunny lay eggs?

Yes, the Easter Bunny does lay bright colored eggs.

Easter Eggs

It may seems strange to you that the Easter Bunny lays eggs, but it happens.

However, because the Easter Bunny has to deliver so many Easter baskets once a year, the Easter Bunny makes most without laying them..

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Where does the Easter Bunny live?

The Easter Bunny lives in a top-secret location. Contrary to popular belief, the Easter Bunny does not live on Easter Island, a remote island located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean.  The name “Easter Island” was given by Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, who encountered the island on Easter Sunday April 5, 1722.

Where does the Easter Bunny live?

While the Easter Bunny’s exact home is unknown, the Easter Bunny begins delivering eggs and candy from the South Pacific and travels west all the way to the United States, visiting other countries along the way.

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Is the Easter Bunny a rabbit or a hare?

The Easter Bunny is a hare, not a rabbit.  Although rabbits and hares are a lot alike, there are several differences.

hare

By Materialscientist (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

For example, hares (like the one pictured) are generally larger and faster than rabbits and have have longer ears and larger feet than rabbits.

Hares also live aboveground.

Hares under a year old are called “leverets”.

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Does the Easter Bunny have a name?

The Easter Bunny’s true name remains a secret.

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What time does the Easter Bunny come?

The Easter Bunny comes when you least expect it. It could be any time of day or night on Easter weekend.

Many report that the Easter Bunny delivers baskets late on the night of Easter eve, when most kids are fast asleep.

Easter Eggs

By Steven Depolo (originally posted to Flickr as IMG_1558) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Do I have to be asleep for the Easter Bunny to come?

No, you do not have to be asleep for the Easter Bunny to deliver Easter eggs and candy.

Sleeping Bear Cat

But if you’re trying to catch a glimpse of the Easter Bunny, good luck.  The Easter Bunny is remarkable at remaining unseen, that’s why so little is known about the Easter Bunny’s habits.

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Does the Easter Bunny have a naughty or nice list?

While it is believed that Santa carries a list of both naughty and nice children, the Easter Bunny does not have a similar list.  However, the Easter Bunny does know which kids have been naughty, so it’s important you be nice to make sure you get an Easter basket with eggs and candy.

Easter Bunny Naughty or Nice List

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Does the Easter Bunny visit everyone?

You have to believe in the Easter Bunny in order for the Easter Bunny to visit your home.

Easter Bunny Home

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How old is the Easter Bunny?

Scientists put the age of the Easter Bunny between 400 and 500 years old. So that means the Easter Bunny was born sometime between 1515 and 1615. Stories about the Easter Bunny began taking shape in the late 1600s.

How old is the Easter Bunny

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How does the Easter Bunny travel around the world?

A question on the mind of many children is how the Easter Bunny travels around the world.

Like Santa’s remarkable sleigh, some things just can’t be explained by science.

Despite extensive studies and research, researchers have not been able to pin down how the Easter Bunny travels around the world in 24 hours.

What is known is that the Easter Bunny is a hare and not a rabbit.

Hares are generally faster and larger than rabbits and have very long and strong hind legs.  The physical characteristics give the Easter Bunny an advantage and allow the Easter Bunny to hop fast and far.

Easter Bunny Tracker

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Is the Easter Bunny real?

Yes, there is an Easter Bunny.

Is the Easter Bunny real?

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Does the Easter Bunny have helpers?

While Santa Claus has Christmas elves that acts as his helpers in the North Pole, it’s believed the Easter Bunny decorates eggs and fills candy without any help.

Easter Bunny Elf Helper

Easter Bunny Elf

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Is the Easter Bunny a boy or a girl?

While a lot is not known about the Easter Bunny, the Easter Bunny is believed to be a boy.

Is the Easter Bunny a boy or a girl?

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What is the Easter Bunny’s telephone number?

The Easter Bunny’s telephone number is not published.

Easter Bunny Telephone Number

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Does the Easter Bunny live on Easter Island?

It may surprise you to know that the Easter Bunny does not live on Easter Island. The location of the Easter Bunny’s home is unknown.

Easter Island

While the Easter Bunny’s official hideaway is a secret, what is known is that it is nowhere near Easter Island.

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Does the Easter Bunny bring gifts?

In addition to delivering Easter eggs and candy to the homes of children, it’s also been found that the Easter Bunny will sometimes (not always) bring a range of gifts including toys.

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How does the Easter Bunny get into your house?

How does the Easter Bunny get into your house? That’s a question on the mind of many kids.

Cute House

Dominic Dawn Harry and Jacob Paterson [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Easter Bunny has a magic key to get into your house.

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What is the Easter Bunny’s name?

There are many different names around the world for the Easter Bunny, but the Easter Bunny’s real name is unknown.

What is the Easter Bunny's name?

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How can I catch the Easter Bunny?

The Easter Bunny has never been caught. Despite the best efforts of scientists and other researchers over the years, the Easter Bunny remains elusive.

And why would you try to catch the Easter Bunny?The Easter Bunny has deliveries to make all over the world to kids of all ages.

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When is the Easter Bunny’s birthday?

The exact birthday of the Easter Bunny remains uncertain.

Birthday Cake

However, Scientists believe the Easter Bunny was born sometime around the 1600s.

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What does the Easter Bunny look like?

The Track Easter Bunny Team has observers in the field each Easter that claim to have seen the Easter Bunny.

The Easter Bunny looks like a large rabbit and walks upright.

The Easter Bunny is very fast and has strong hind legs to run and jump quickly over big distances. The Easter Bunny also has long ears.

To avoid detection, the Easter Bunny can blend into the environment by changing coat colors.

Here’s our artist’s rendition of the Easter Bunny that may help explain what the Easter Bunny looks like.

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How big is the Easter Bunny?

The Easter Bunny is not your average size hare.

While the average hare may be 1 foot to 3 feet tall and weigh anywhere between 3 and 12 lbs, the Easter Bunny is thought to be much larger.

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Where does the Easter Bunny come from?

According to historians, the origin of the Easter Bunny can be traced back to Germany.

Map of Germany

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Why does the Easter Bunny hide eggs?

The Easter Bunny hides eggs to help children have fun during Easter. It’s a lot of fun for the Easter Bunny to hide the eggs, but even more fun for kids to try and find all the different colored eggs in their home or yard.

Easter Bunny Decoration

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What is your Easter Bunny name?

If you were the Easter Bunny, what would your name be?

Jumpy Dimples? Snuggly Tail?

Find your very own Easter Bunny Name at EasterBunnyName.com in two short steps.

Easter Bunny Doll

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What does the Easter Bunny bring?

The Easter Bunny brings joy and smiles to kids of all ages.

The Easter Bunny is also known for bringing gifts which may include baskets of candy and eggs.

Easter Basket

By Infrogmation of New Orleans (Flickr: Easter Basket Quickrete) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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How tall is the Easter Bunny?

The Easter Bunny is said to be anywhere between 3 and 6 feet tall.

TrackEasterBunny.com Easter Bunny Mascot

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What day does the Easter Bunny come?

The Easter Bunny usually arrives the night of Easter eve, but has been known to come around midnight the morning of Easter Sunday.

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Does the Easter Bunny have an email address?

Easter Bunny Email

The Easter Bunny does have an email address. EasterBunnyEmail.com is a website that sends email messages from the Easter Bunny to subscribers during the week of Easter.

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What color is the Easter Bunny?

Depending on the time of year, the Easter Bunny’s fur can be a different color. The Easter Bunny is a hare and hares have the ability to change color.

For example, during the winter, the snowshoe hare’s fur is white, but during the summer it’s brown.

Snowshoe hare

By D. Sikes (Flickr: 2010-05-15-7979a.jpg) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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How many baskets does the Easter Bunny deliver?

The Easter Bunny delivers well over 1 billion baskets each Easter to kids all over the world. In 2014, for example, it’s reported that the Easter Bunny delivered just shy of 2 billion baskets – approximately 1,985,333,201 baskets.

Easter Basket

By Infrogmation of New Orleans (Flickr: Easter Basket Quickrete) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Comments

  1. Hi I hope you hide my basket ok don’t forget

    • hi easter bunny can i have a cute stuffed animal i would like u can pick it out for me u choose happy easter
      last year he hid me and my brothers baskets it was funny we thought we diddnt get a basket until we saw eggs and i was the one who found my basket first

  2. EasterAwesomeness says:

    Sweet! A comment section on the FAQs! The tracker has gotten better this year!

  3. Jade Dude says:

    hi Easter bunny! can i have some chocolate please?

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