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    • Lepus californicus
  • Spanish
    • Liebre cola negra
    • Liebre de cola negra
  • English
    • Black-tailed Jackrabbit
  • Yuto Nahua
    • ruyé

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Recent observations

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

binaface

Date

April 25, 2015 12:35 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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nelruzam

Date

April 24, 2015 07:21 AM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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dwest

Date

April 22, 2015 07:21 AM PDT

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

cmaci

Date

April 22, 2015 06:50 PM PDT

Description

2 jackrabbits feeding under a large valley oak in the grassland between Pasteur Drive paved road and the playing fields. Not an especially rare occurrence, but with all the construction and reduction in habitat it was nice to see them there. The grass had been recently mown.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

jnstuart

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

Northwest of Milnesand, Roosevelt County, New Mexico in shinnery-oak/grassland.

Jackrabbits seem more abundant in New Mexico this year than the last few, presumably due to some lessening of drought conditions.

This one popped up in front of me as I was walking at sun-up.

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What

Liebre cola negra Lepus californicus

Observer

tabatha_schacht

Date

April 9, 2015

Description

Jack Rabbit
Date: March 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Temperature: 72 F
Environment: Found near the Research Station near bush

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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jillian_wg

Date

April 18, 2015

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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juancruzado

Date

July 29, 2014

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Order (Lagomorpha), Family (Leporidae), Species (L. californicus). Captured picture as we were leaving Antelope Island.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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alliejohnston

Date

April 18, 2015 12:36 PM MDT

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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nelruzam

Date

April 17, 2015 08:07 AM PDT

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

April 16, 2015 08:22 PM MDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus), also known as the American desert hare, is a common hare of the western United States and Mexico, where it is found at elevations from sea level to up to 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Reaching a length of about 2 feet (61 cm), and a weight from 3 to 6 pounds (1.4 to 2.7 kg), the black-tailed jackrabbit is the third largest North American hare, after the antelope jackrabbit and the white-tailed jackrabbit. The black-tailed jackrabbits...

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