"Rabbits and hares" is the evolution, physiology, and distribution of wild rabbits and hares, and the breeding and raising domestic rabbits as livestock for their meat, fur, or wool.
Professionals of "Rabbits and hares" include Joseph A. Chapman, John E.C. Flux, VG Thomas.
Some subfields in "Rabbits and hares" include evolution, husbandry, domestication, predator-prey interactions.
Why study "Rabbits and hares"? better understand the biology of domestic and wild rabbits, and the agricultural practice of rabbit farming.