Black jackrabbit

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Author: Chermundy

Black jackrabbit

Order : Lagomorpha
Family : Leporidae
Species : Lepus insularis


Keywords: black

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 jackrabbit
A 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.

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