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    • 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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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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tapbirds

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July 29, 2015 06:31 AM PDT

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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cedric_lee

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July 29, 2015

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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cedric_lee

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July 29, 2015

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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chelino

Date

July 22, 2015

Place

La manga (Google, OSM)

Description

Conejito

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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July 23, 2015

Description

Cottontail making a run for it.

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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corychia

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June 11, 2015

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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brookesmith

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July 18, 2015 05:02 PM MDT

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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July 14, 2015 07:58 AM PDT

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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July 16, 2015 09:09 PM PDT

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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cedric_lee

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July 15, 2015

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

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cedric_lee

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July 13, 2015

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Date

June 9, 2015

Description

The desert cottontail is light tan/gray colored with a whitish underside and has a round white cotton ball like tail. This individual was spotted in a grassy area within the Sugarite Canyon State Park in New Mexico.
Habitat: Heavily forested with Ponderosa Pine and Gambel Oak trees. Lower elevations of the area consist of riparian habitats with cottonwood trees and willows while at higher elevations forests consist of Douglas fir, White Fir, and Aspen. Several grassy meadows are also found within forested areas.

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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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