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White-Tailed Jackrabbit

Scientific Name: Lepus townsendii
Conservation Status: Least concern
Natural Location: Central and western North America

The White-Tailed Jackrabbit is common to grasslands all across western North America. They can also occassionally be found in forested areas. During the daylight hours these jackrabbits are usually found laying in small holes which they dig in the ground. These holes generally have some form of plant cover above them to hide the rabbit from potential predators. Their main food consists of grass and shrubs which are found in and around their habitat.

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