Order : Lagomorpha
Family : Leporidae
Species : Lepus callotis
The White-sided jackrabbit is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the whitesided jackrabbitA young / baby of a whitesided jackrabbit is called a 'bunny, kit, kitten, leveret or nestling'. The females are called 'doe or jill' and males 'buck or jack'. A whitesided jackrabbit group is called a 'warren, nest, colony, bevy, bury, drove or trace'.
Facts about the white-sided jackrabbit
30 Lepus callotis gaillardi, the White-sided jackrabbit, is listed as Endangered (Group 2) by the state of New Mexico, is a former Fish and Wildlife Service
The White-sided Jackrabbit is, at best, only marginally a Chihuahuan Desert inhabitant. (Full text)
White-sided Jackrabbit is an USFS Sensitive species and may be found in the Coronado National Forest, NEW MEXICO PORTION *04*.
In the United States the white-sided jackrabbit is restricted to two valleys in Hidalgo County, New Mexico, where the population has apparently declined by half between 1976 and 1981.
callotis) occur sympatrically throughout much of the Chihuahuan Desert; black-tailed jackrabbits are widely distributed, whereas white-sided jackrabbits are endemic to the Mexican Plateau. (Full text)More animals beginning with W