04/05/2012 04:27 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Is This The Smallest Bunny Ever? (PHOTO)

Forget the Easter bunny -- this little guy has completely stolen the show. He may not bring you candy in a basket, but look how tiny!


According to the photo's credit, the baby's name is Ruediger, and he lives at a zoo in Muenster, Germany, with his sister Kaline. Ruediger, 72 grams, and his 60 gram sister were found in a "dung pile" at the zoo and are now being raised by keepers. Talk about rags to riches.

But before you run out and get your own, check out this slideshow featuring six things to know about rabbits as pets.

And if this story has you wondering about the origin of the Easter bunny, a quick hop over to the History Channel reveals the icon first arrived in the United States with German immigrants in the 1700s as their egg-laying rabbit "Osterhase."