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Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Even though it has “rabbit” in its common name, the black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) is a hare. What is the difference? Rabbits are born without fur with closed eyes and are totally helpless. At birth hares are fully furred with … Continue reading

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Nuttall’s Cottontail

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Nuttall’s cottontails (Sylvilagus nuttalli) are not a very social species and do not spend much time interacting other than during the courting and breeding season. Recently we noticed the Nuttall’s cottontails living in our brushpiles and along our fencerows chasing each other and jumping around.  It must be … Continue reading

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