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  • English
    • Black-tailed Jackrabbit
    • black-tailed jack rabbit
  • French
    • Lièvre de Californie
  • Scientific Names
    • Lepus californicus
  • Spanish
    • Liebre cola negra
    • Liebre de cola negra
  • Yuto Nahua
    • ruyé

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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vickyaguilaar

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December 16, 2016

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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kbaylady

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March 4, 2016 05:27 PM MST

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San Diego Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus ssp. bennettii

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jaykeller

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January 15, 2017 01:35 PM PST

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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kestrel

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January 14, 2017 03:51 PM PST

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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kestrel

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January 14, 2017 03:50 PM PST

Description

Leucistic?

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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jagoforth

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April 29, 2016 07:03 PM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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michaelwest

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May 7, 2016 08:42 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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dcarrie

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January 11, 2017 10:30 AM CST

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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usvaldo

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January 7, 2017 10:24 AM MST

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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matty

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January 11, 2017 01:05 PM PST

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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clint_morgan

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April 25, 2014 09:19 PM EDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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greg10

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April 20, 2016 08:25 PM EDT

Description

Lepus californicus—Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada, United States. Ramsar site no. 347.

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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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