Why is a Rabbit’s Foot Considered a Good Luck Charm and Where Did the Superstition Come From?

If you realize that primitive societies couldn’t tell the difference between a rabbit and a hare, then you’ll understand this ancient logic as to why the rabbit’s foot is a symbol of good luck.

Hares are born with their eyes open, giving them knowledge of prenatal life.

The rabbit burrows underground and shares secrets with the underworld.

why is a rabbits foot considered a good luck charm and where did the superstition come from scaled

Finally, both animals’ incredible fertility could be shared by carrying the rabbit’s foot as a phallus of good luck.

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