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Black-tailed jackrabbit - Wikipedia


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...

Jackrabbits, Jackrabbit Pictures, Jackrabbit Facts - National ...


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- Lepus californicus - NatureWorks


Black-tailed Jackrabbit The black-tailed jackrabbit mates year-round. Males and females will leap after and chase each other during ...

Rabbits and Hares - Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum


... 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 jack,...

Black-tailed Jack Rabbit - Montana Field Guide


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 ...

White-tailed Jackrabbit - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks


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.)  ...

Jack Rabbits - DesertUSA


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.

ADW: Lepus californicus: INFORMATION


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 ...

Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus)


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.

Black-tailed Jackrabbit - Sacramento Splash


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 ...

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Species Spotlight: Black-Tailed Jackrabbit


They got their name from early settlers of the southwest who called them “jackass ... Adapted to Oklahoma's open landscapes, black-tailed jackrabbits live in ...

Black-tailed Jackrabbit - Lepus californicus - Blue Planet Biomes


Although it is called a rabbit, the black-tailed jackrabbit is really a hare. ... Jackrabbits live in the extreme environments of the desert and chaparral, where ... This is kind of gross, but when they poop out their food the first time, they will eat the ...

Jackrabbits - Big Bend National Park (U.S. National Park Service)


What Trash Can Tell Us · When Does Trash Become History? .... The black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) is found throughout the western ... Hares live in open areas and rely on running in a zigzag pattern to escape their predators. ... Jackrabbits forage for food early in the mornings and late in the evenings, dozing in ...