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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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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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penelopegillette

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September 20, 2016 01:51 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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charro

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March 25, 2016 07:51 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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rjadams55

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September 28, 2016 05:08 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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matt34

Date

August 12, 2012 11:10 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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sigalw

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September 27, 2016 12:16 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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nezahualpilli

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April 28, 2016 07:48 AM MDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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jmaughn

Date

September 25, 2016 08:18 AM PDT

Description

Mariposa Co. CA
9/25/2016

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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brook

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September 25, 2016 08:52 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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mhedin

Date

September 24, 2016 04:16 PM PDT

Description

observed many (>5) in upland desert habitat, all in Indian Gorge; ~90F

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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santaca

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September 24, 2016 04:07 PM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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cjs041

Date

February 19, 2016 03:56 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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hfabian

Date

September 21, 2016 08:14 PM PDT
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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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