Ethiopian hare

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Ethiopian hare

Order : Lagomorpha
Family : Leporidae
Species : Lepus fagani


The Ethiopian hare is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Ethiopian hare
A young / baby of a Ethiopian hare is called a 'leveret'. The females are called 'doe or jill' and males 'buck or jack'. A Ethiopian hare group is called a 'band or down'.
Ethiopia and Kenya

Facts about the Ethiopian hare

saxatilis, the Ethiopian hare is regarded here as a distinct species, following Wilson & Reeder (1993).

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