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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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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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greglasley

Date

August 27, 2016 07:51 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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itmndeborah

Date

August 18, 2016 05:57 PM CDT

Description

Royal Gorge Park

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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mako252

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August 28, 2016 07:19 PM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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jillnugent

Date

May 26, 2016 06:04 PM CDT

Description

One adult Jackrabbit observed in Big Bend National Park just outside of the Chisos Mountains, on the road to Nugent Mntn

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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cypseloides

Date

February 24, 2011 05:00 PM PST

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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marioantonio

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August 20, 2016 09:09 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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joseantonioap

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July 5, 2016 03:15 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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eugenia

Date

September 13, 2015 07:11 AM CDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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gbentall

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August 6, 2016 05:27 PM PDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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eriktrevino

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the past

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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johnfromkw

Date

April 11, 2016 02:44 AM EDT

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

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lsweet

Date

August 21, 2016 10:18 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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