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"In Search of the Easter Bunny" is the 9th episode of Season 6 of the PBS kids show Wild Kratts. It is the 147th episode overall. It aired on March 30, 2020.
The Wild Kratts team is busy decorating the Tortuga and coloring Easter eggs for their Easter Party when Chris and Martin gets into a debate about which bunny is the easter bunny; Chris thinks it's the Snowshoe Hare, while Martin thinks it's the Jackrabbit. So they split up; Martin goes South, while Chris goes North in search of their candidate for the Easter Bunny.
Note: Featured animals are in bold.
- Mountain Cottontail
- Pygmy Rabbit
- Snowshoe Hare
- Antelope Jackrabbit
- Desert Cottontail
- Eastern Cottontail
- American Robin
- Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (called Rattlesnake)
- Pileated Woodpecker
Live Action Images
Note: Live action animals are linked to Wikipedia.
- This is their 2nd episode about lagomorphs (rabbits and hares), after "Snow Runners."
- This marks the first episode aired in 2020 and the first episode aired in the 2020 decade.
- It's revealed that this episode serves as a prequel to Spots in the Desert.
- This is the first episode where Chris' full first name (Christopher) is mentioned.
Key Facts and Creature Moments
- Rabbits and hares can be found on every continent in the world except Antarctica.
- There are 67 species of rabbits and hares in the world. 25 species are in North America, which makes it the continent with the most species.
- The pygmy rabbit is the smallest rabbit in the world.
- Rabbits and hares both come from the same family (Leporidae), but have several differences:
- Hares are bigger with longer ears, while rabbits are smaller with shorter ears.
- Hares like to live alone, while rabbits are really social.
- Hares live above ground, while most rabbits live underground in burrows.
- Baby bunnies drink milk for 3-4 weeks after they're born.
- Rabbits and hares have split lips so they can work like little fingers to help bring food to their mouths.