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Mammalsthreatened and/or endangeredHares and Rabbits

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Antelope Jackrabbit
Lepus alleni

Large ears tipped in white. Back is yellowish brown darkened with black hairs; sharply demarcated si… read more

Snowshoe Hare
Lepus americanus

Smaller than other Lepus; base of winter hairs brown (not white). Summer pelage rusty brown above an… read more

Black-tailed Jackrabbit
Lepus californicus

Black upper tail and ear tips. Upperparts and sides are brown to dark gray, underparts pale gray. Ta… read more

European Hare
Lepus europaeus

A large, thickly-furred hare. Brownish above with black hairs in summer, white below. Grayish abov… read more

White-tailed Jackrabbit
Lepus townsendii

Tail is white, sometimes showing a buff dorsal stripe. Ear tips are black. Summer upperparts are yel… read more

Swamp Rabbit
Sylvilagus aquaticus

Our largest rabbit; ears are relatively small. Underside of tail is white. Head, back, and upper tai… read more

Desert Cottontail
Sylvilagus audubonii

Large ears are pointed and sparsely haired. Slender feet lack dense hair of other Sylvilagus. Large … read more

Brush Rabbit
Sylvilagus bachmani

Small rabbit with short legs and tail. Ears are slightly pointed and sparsely haired inside (not wel… read more

Riparian Brush Rabbit
Sylvilagus bachmani riparius

A small rabbit. Dark grayish-brown, mottled with black; some populations paler. Short legs. Small ta… read more

Eastern Cottontail
Sylvilagus floridanus

Our most common cottontail; has relatively large ears. Upperparts are densely furred in brownish or … read more

Mountain Cottontail
Sylvilagus nuttallii

Short, rounded ears are haired on inner surface; whiskers are mostly white. Hind legs are long; feet… read more

Marsh Rabbit
Sylvilagus palustris

Smaller than Swamp Rabbit, with a dingy underside of tail (rarely white). Dainty feet are red to buf… read more

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