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

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Recent observations

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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kucycads

Date

December 9, 2014

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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anudibranchmom

Date

December 17, 2014 11:12 AM PST

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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evelynch

Date

December 7, 2014

Description

Forgive the terrible quality. It's more like my impressionist photo of a jack rabbit. He was really hauling when he saw us!

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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lonnyholmes

Date

December 11, 2014 11:41 AM PST

Description

Black-tailed Jackrabbit. Many of these large Jacks seen this am.

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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josecolorado

Date

April 18, 2014

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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greglasley

Date

November 30, 2014

Description

This is the only species of jackrabbit in Texas

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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aekolbeck

Date

November 29, 2014 09:36 AM CST

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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jaykeller

Date

November 29, 2014 11:37 AM PST

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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justinb

Date

November 29, 2014 09:14 AM CST

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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jonahevans

Date

November 23, 2014 11:34 AM CST

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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antnat

Date

November 2, 2014

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

greybex

Date

November 8, 2014

Description

two jackrabbits - one was startled from the brush, then a second one. just west of quail springs picnic area.

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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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