Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
Order : Lagomorpha
Family : Leporidae
Species : Lepus insularis
The Black 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 black jackrabbitA young / baby of a black jackrabbit is called a 'bunny, kit, kitten, leveret or nestling'. The females are called 'doe or jill' and males 'buck or jack'. A black jackrabbit group is called a 'warren, nest, colony, bevy, bury, drove or trace'.
Facts about the black jackrabbit
Range and Population The black jackrabbit is known only from Espiritu Santo Island in the Gulf of California.
, 1983) Black Jackrabbits are found all over the island in only the melanistic form.
California ground squirrels and black jackrabbits are abundant throughout Travis AFB.More animals beginning with B