The black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus), also known as the American
desert hare, is a ... The black-tailed jackrabbit does not migrate or hibernate
during winter and uses the same habitat o...
Type: Mammal; Diet: Herbivore; Average life span in the wild: 1 to 5 years; Size: 2
ft ... Black-tailed jackrabbits are common in American deserts, scrublands, and ...
Black-tailed Jackrabbit The black-tailed jackrabbit mates year-round. Males and
females will leap after and chase each other during ...
... from snakes to coyotes to owls, most cottontails are killed within their first year.
... Jack rabbits they are actually hares live in open areas with little cover;
they rely ... it zigs and zags, running from a predator, much as the pronghorn
antelope does. The brownish black-tailed jackrabbit is smaller than the antelope
The common name Black-tailed Jack Rabbit is derived from the prominent black
... An annual molt occurs in adults between late August and early October ...
The blacktail is gray to blackish, has a black tail, and does not change color in ...
early settlers called them “jackass rabbits,” later shortened to jackrabbit. ... (In
Montana, black-tailed jackrabbits live only in the state's far southwestern corner.)
Of these, only the Black-tailed Jack Rabbit (Lepus californicus) is a desert dweller
, ... His cousin the Antelope Jack Rabbit (Lepus alleni) prefers to live in the ... In
early winter it turns snow white, except for the tips of its ears, which remain black.
Black-tailed jackrabbits inhabit desert scrubland, prairies, farmlands, and dunes.
.... Jackrabbits obtained their name from early settlers of the Southwest who, ...
living in the Nearctic biogeographic province, the northern part of the New World.
.... ADW doesn't cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest ...
The black-tailed jackrabbit, so familiar to those who know the West, is a ... same
time, but young females do not breed until early in the year following their birth.
After food is digested for the first time, the rabbit eats its “cecal” pellets. ... Life
cycle: The female Black-tailed Jackrabbit gives birth to several litters between ...