Rabbits and hares are members of the same family, but differ in several ways. Rabbits are smaller, have shorter legs and ears, and have a rounder body. Hares are larger, have longer legs and ears, and have a more elongated body. Rabbits tend to live in burrows, while hares live in simple nests above the ground. Rabbits have a more social lifestyle, living in groups in the wild, while hares are more solitary creatures. Rabbits breed more often, while hares are seasonal breeders. Finally, rabbits are more herbivorous, while hares are more omnivorous.