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  • English
    • Eastern Cottontail
  • Scientific Names
    • Sylvilagus floridanus
  • Spanish
    • Conejo serrano
    • Conejo Castellano
  • French
    • lapin à queue blanche
  • Yuto Nahua
    • rowi

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

naturenut

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

hiding out from the hawks that were in the area

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What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

bennet

Date

July 9, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

maractwin

Date

September 3, 2014 07:52 AM EDT

Description

I really wanted to make this into a New England Cottontail, as it was seen in one of the few places where they remain. But this one appears to have a rusty nape, making it S. floridanus.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

naturenut

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

walk up on this rabbit, it wasn't afraid of me just stop and look at me and then started to munch on the plant in front of him

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No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

August 23, 2014 09:25 PM CEST

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What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

August 17, 2014 04:43 PM CEST

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mattiamenchetti

Date

August 17, 2014 11:46 AM CEST

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mattiamenchetti

Date

August 17, 2014 11:06 AM CEST

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No photos or sounds

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mattiamenchetti

Date

August 17, 2014 08:28 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

jen4932

Date

August 2, 2014

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What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

dfwuw

Date

August 8, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

cmstinson

Date

June 15, 2012 11:55 AM EDT

Description

Young rabbit along trail.

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Description from Wikipedia

The eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) is a New World cottontail rabbit, a member of the family Leporidae. It is one of the most common rabbit species in North America.

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