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  • 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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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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mrfish33

Date

June 29, 2015

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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johnnybirder

Date

March 21, 2011

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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dpom

Date

August 20, 2015 10:36 AM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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greglasley

Date

August 19, 2015

Description

one shot of the jack standing in the road and two more shots as he ran off. 3rd shot is airborne.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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greglasley

Date

August 19, 2015

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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lonnyholmes

Date

August 19, 2015 07:02 AM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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rreiner

Date

August 18, 2015 07:27 PM PDT

Description

Two rabbits out in front of our house. They are common visitors on the outskirts of Chico.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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greglasley

Date

August 18, 2015

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jesus_salazar

Date

December 6, 2012

Description

RE El Uno, Janos Chihuahua

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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October 13, 2012

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 13, 2015

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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susan14

Date

August 13, 2015 08:10 PM CDT

Description

The picture is a little fuzzy because I took it through the window in my breakfast room this evening and the sun was shinning in a little bit as the windows face WNW. This little guy was about 5 feet from the house. We usually have 3-5 jackrabbits in the yard at a time, but this one was the only one tonight.

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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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