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Japanese Hare

Scientific Name: Lepus brachyurus
Conservation Status: Least concern
Natural Location: Eastern Asia

The Japanese Hare is found in many areas of Eastern Asia. It is most often found in forested or grassy hillsides. When fully grown the Japanese Hare can be up to 1 1/2 feet in length.

The Japanese Hare changes the color of its fur quite significantly depending on the season and what color will allow it to blend into its surroundings the best. Female Japanese Hares breed all throughout the year and have up to 6 offspring per litter.

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