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  • English
    • Desert Cottontail
    • Audubon's Cottontail
  • Scientific Names
    • Sylvilagus audubonii
    • Sylvilagus audobonii
  • Spanish
    • Conejo del desierto
  • Yuto Nahua
    • rowi

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Recent observations

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What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 03:33 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

desert cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

zsgavilan

Date

November 11, 2012

Description

between 7-800 hrs, thin snow. Camera lens cap diameter = 2.9"

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What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

finatic

Date

November 27, 2014 09:13 AM PST

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

amanda_haraksin

Date

November 19, 2014 07:00 AM PST

Description

Seen in an open patch of grass near Lot 6, a parking lot at UCR.The temperature was around 50 degrees F and no cloud cover. The rabbit was sitting in the patch of grass for a few minutes before it hopped away.

Although not seen in the picture it had the white tail that is characteristic of the desert cottontail.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

November 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Desert cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

rdm24

Date

November 1, 2014 05:16 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 11, 2014 11:47 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 11, 2014 12:57 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

desert cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

myang

Date

November 7, 2014

Description

Brown grey color hair with white tail. Very alert and moves super fast.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

vnsankar

Date

December 24, 2011

Description

Many observed in the bushes at Mercey Hot Springs.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

August 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

m_jon

Date

August 3, 2013 12:19 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The desert cottontail (Sylvilagus audubonii), also known as Audubon's cottontail, is a New World cottontail rabbit; a member of the family Leporidae.

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