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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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What

Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

charro

Date

June 3, 2014

Place

Chalaca (Google, OSM)

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

lauriehall581

Date

July 13, 2014 08:04 AM CDT

Description

I observed this one and 4 others very close by along the edges of a field. After several years of seeing very few jackrabbits, they have made a comeback.

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Observer

speiden

Date

July 10, 2014 08:11 PM CDT

Description

tracks of both hind feet and the right front foot

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

mytilludie

Date

July 8, 2014

Description

Hiding in brush in the chaparral. Seen it here a few times in the same spot.

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What

Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

mackensierose

Date

July 3, 2014

Description

Crossed the trail behind us and sat in the shade nicely camouflaged.

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Observer

speiden

Date

July 8, 2014 07:50 PM MDT

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What

Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

chris_hass

Date

June 24, 2014 08:08 AM MDT

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What

Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

charro

Date

May 17, 2014

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What

Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

July 5, 2014

Description

Adult DOR on juniper-mesquite valley floor in North Canyon. One of many seen active after sundown. Found with Gerry A. Salmon.
N30.48064 W-101.80656

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What

Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

mikaelb

Date

July 4, 2014 09:02 AM CDT

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What

Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

crusty

Date

June 19, 2014

Description

During an Air Force graduation ceremony....some entertainment on the parade grounds.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

mhudson26

Date

June 17, 2014
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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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