Early Development Phase Rabbits are usually presented as the good guys in fiction. When they aren't Trickster Rabbits. The more general trope for this is What Measure Is a Non-Cute?: cute fuzzy animals are usually the good guys, and ugly creepy ones are usually the bad guys. See also Rascally Rabbit. Related to Good Animals, Evil Animals, and Animal Stereotypes. Contrast with Reptiles Are Abhorrent and Hair-Raising Hare.
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- Tom Strong had an animal equivalent in talking rabbit Warren Strong.
- Hoppy the Marvel Bunny, a member of the Captain Marvel family.
- Zig-Zagged in Redwall: the few rabbit characters seen are fussy, complaining females or their Henpecked Husbands. Hares, on the other hand, are unambiguously heroic (and very, very British).
- The protagonist rabbits in Watership Down are the heroes of the work and The Film of the Book.
- Bunnies & Burrows, which was inspired by Watership Down. The PCs are rabbits that go on adventures. and are generally expected to act heroically.
- Double Subverted in AdventureQuest, which has a werehare as a pet usable in combat. It looks terrifying and ferocious, but deals Light damage which is usually associated in-game with good.
- Cream the rabbit from Sonic the Hedgehog.
- In The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, going into the Dark World without the Moon Pearl makes you change your shape based on your personality. Link, being a good guy, is transformed into a rabbit.
- Bugs Bunny is this when not falling in the Designated Hero.
- Boingo in Hoodwinked inverts this trope, by virtue of being the Big Bad.
- The cartoon series Ricochet Rabbit features a rabbit who's an Old West sheriff.
- In The Adventures of the American Rabbit, a hero with superhero powers is born once a generation specifically in a village of rabbits.
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