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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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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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sciencebabe

Date

September 8, 2013 09:15 AM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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rhislop

Date

May 29, 2016

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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manuelnevarez

Date

May 21, 2016

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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dhoebeke

Date

May 29, 2016

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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jmaughn

Date

May 26, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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hawkwatcher

Date

May 28, 2016 08:02 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

rjadams55

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

I have never seen a Black-tailed Jackrabbit stand up and look around as extensively as this one!

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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dean_leavitt

Date

May 27, 2016 06:06 PM CST

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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conuropsis

Date

July 6, 1993

Description

Seen along S. Madera Canyon Rd.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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asemerdj

Date

May 26, 2016 07:09 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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danieltapaya

Date

May 10, 2016

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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shellbell

Date

April 18, 2016 07:16 AM HST
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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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