Forgive the terrible quality. It's more like my impressionist photo of a jack rabbit. He was really hauling when he saw us!
Black-tailed Jackrabbit. Many of these large Jacks seen this am.
This is the only species of jackrabbit in Texas
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...