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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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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

dpom

Date

February 10, 2016 12:12 PM PST

Description

Tail + Ears = Black-tailed Jackrabbit. Burst out of the bushes so fast, I barely had time to get my camera up, with no time to frame or focus.

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

ellen5

Date

February 10, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 10, 2016 08:24 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

nawaters

Date

February 6, 2016 02:16 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

nawaters

Date

February 6, 2016 02:04 PM PST

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

mcm

Date

April 24, 2014 09:00 PM CDT

Place

ranch (Google, OSM)

Description

habitat: Edwards Plateau location: Edwards county 10 miles North of Rocksprings soil: EcF- Eckrant Rock complex, PeB Prade-Eckrant complex and TeA Tarrant-Eckrant complex Limestone with cobbly silty clay soil layer. elevation ~2300' oak spp.,Texas Persimmon and yaupon thickets. Open areas primarily Prickly Pear, Agarita and Optunia leptocaulis. Grazed by cattle, whitetailed deer and Axis deer. Dug pond and water troughs with year around water.

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 5, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

asemerdj

Date

February 4, 2016 02:31 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

zanskar

Date

August 3, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

mustardlypig

Date

January 21, 2016 06:11 AM CST

Description

Saw from car just before dawn along road - jackrabbit coming off Fort Worth Prairie habitat.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

dpom

Date

February 2, 2016 02:49 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

philipwoodscc

Date

January 30, 2016

Description

Came out from under the board walk and wasn't afraid

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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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