Why are bunnies used for Easter?

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It is believed by Christians that 3 days after Jesus was crucified, God resurrected him. As a result, this day is now a celebrated holiday called Easter! So what does this have to do with bunnies?

In 1682 that Professor Georg Franck von Frankenau mentioned eggs and rabbits in relation to Easter in his book “De ovis paschalibus” (About Easter eggs). Later, in the 18th century, the tradition of searching for Easter eggs was brought to the U.S.