Definition of Lepus
1: a genus (the type of the family Leporidae) comprising the typical hares
I watched this 1972 waskily wabbit horror film, based on the science fiction novel “The Year of the Angry Rabbit” (1964) by Russell Braddon, on Svengoolie. The film was produced by A.C.Lyles and directed by William F. Claxton (Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie) who both had been working only on Westerns.
The movie was originally called Rabbits but Metro Goldwyn-Mayer changed the title and avoided keeping the word rabbit from any of the promotional material although some rabbit feet promotional items did come out pre-release. They also used ketchup for blood which is very noticeable. When the rabbits are roaring it is really just them yawning – awe cute.