This is a fancy breed of rabbit and one of the oldest breeds. It was developed in the 19th century through selective breeding, and is the original Lop breed. It is most noted as a household pet though originally intended as a meat rabbit.
The English Lop averages 11 lbs., and is known for its extra long lop ears. Its ears can average 22 inches which is the largest of any rabbit breed. English Lops are short-haired in solid or broken colors (color/white). They can come in many different colors including: black, fawn, white, golden and sooty fawn.