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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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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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dpom

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February 5, 2016 01:55 PM PST

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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glmory

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February 6, 2016 05:23 PM PST

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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jmaughn

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February 5, 2016

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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zanskar

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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anudibranchmom

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February 2, 2016 12:49 PM PST

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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natureinla

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January 20, 2016

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Observation and photo submitted by @msmith218 via Instagram #natureinla

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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January 29, 2016 02:26 PM PST

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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dpom

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January 24, 2016 09:52 AM PST

Description

Identified by the similar Brush Rabbit by the presence of a very white underside to the tail (Brush Rabbit is darker gray), paler coloration, and longer ears with black tips (Brush Rabbits have shorter ears that are shorter than the hind foot).

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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shaunmichael

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January 21, 2016 01:29 PM PST

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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hfabian

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January 15, 2016

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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hfabian

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January 13, 2016

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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rholmes

Date

January 16, 2016

Description

Cottontail beneath a bush.

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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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