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  • French
    • Lièvre de Californie
  • Scientific Names
    • 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

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hunterbreck

Date

June 23, 2016

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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ironekilz

Date

May 30, 2016

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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brads

Date

June 23, 2016 08:37 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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hunterbreck

Date

June 23, 2016

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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jmaughn

Date

June 21, 2016 12:44 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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mikef451

Date

June 20, 2016

Description

This was in an open field at 5pm, still very sunny. Fast runner with leaps and bounds. Saw flashes of black on legs or tail? After 50 yards of running, posed for this shot.

Seemed unusual for the confines of a suburb. Open prairie brush nearby opposite railroad tracks.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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cvvigil

Date

June 20, 2016 09:39 AM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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lonnyholmes

Date

June 18, 2016 06:35 AM MST

Description

Black-tailed Jackrabbit

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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ellen5

Date

June 10, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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laceypantalones

Date

June 4, 2016 01:36 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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carrieseltzer

Date

June 9, 2016 07:30 PM ADT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 9, 2016 07:24 PM ADT
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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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