The German Lop rabbit is a breed of domestic rabbit that originated in Germany. They are medium to large-sized rabbits with a distinctive lop-eared shape and a stocky, compact body type. They have a broad head and a short, wide body with a broad chest, short legs and a short, thick tail. They come in a variety of colors including black, blue, chocolate, and white and their coat is soft and dense. They are considered a fancy breed and were developed for their fur and meat. They are also known to be good pets as they are friendly and affectionate. They are known for their relaxed and docile nature, which makes them easy to handle. They are also known for their hardiness, which makes them well suited to outdoor production systems. They are considered a good choice for small scale and hobby farmers, as they are easy to handle and have a good reproductive rate. German Lop rabbits are considered a heritage breed, and there are some conservation efforts to preserve this breed. They weigh around 4-6 kg.