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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 Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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jmaughn

Date

March 30, 2015

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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lonnyholmes

Date

March 30, 2015 12:28 PM PDT

Description

Pair of Jackrabbits.

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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tapia_jenni

Date

March 19, 2015

Description

It was mostly brown and as the name implies, it had a black tail. Except only the top of the tail was balck. The tips of it's ears were black too.

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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mwarner

Date

March 28, 2015 10:23 AM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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dwest

Date

March 27, 2015 11:35 AM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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dwest

Date

March 27, 2015 07:06 AM PDT

Description

Nursing female with progeny.

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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dannywolf

Date

March 13, 2015

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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norma6201

Date

March 23, 2015

Description

Probably a Black-tailed Jackrabbit single track. More tracks were in the vicinity.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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paloma

Date

March 23, 2015 03:07 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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ryan3

Date

June 23, 2014

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

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hdwalters

Date

March 22, 2015 12:30 PM MDT

Description

Was mid day he was running through the desert. I had seen a few of them, but was lucky enough to capture a picture of this one.

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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dpom

Date

March 20, 2015 10:36 AM 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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