What is it about the Easter Bunny?
Why is the rabbit associated with the celebration of Easter?
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Easter is symbolized in a number of ways, but it's the Easter Bunny, depicted as a rabbit delivering Easter eggs, that endures. According to tradition, this folkloric animal, which originated in Germany as the "Easter Hare," would lay colorful eggs for children to find, the egg like the rabbit itself being regarded as an ancient symbol of fertility, rebirth, and new life—all things associated with the springtime celebration of Easter!
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