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Black-tailed Jackrabbit The hot sun lights up the Jackrabbit's (Lepus californicus) large ears as he calmly eats grass close to the boardwalk at the Crystal Spring of Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Ramsar site no. 347. Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge,Black-tailed Jackrabbit,Black-tailed jackrabbit,Geotagged,Lepus californicus,Nevada,Ramsar wetland,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Black-tailed Jackrabbit

The hot sun lights up the Jackrabbit's (Lepus californicus) large ears as he calmly eats grass close to the boardwalk at the Crystal Spring of Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Ramsar site no. 347.

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  1. Welcome to JungleDragon, Greg! It's great to see you one here! This is one of my favorite photos of yours :) Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thank you very much Christine...this is a great community, thanks for introducing it to me...I am going to have fun here Posted 7 months ago
      1. That sounds like music to our ears. In a nutshell, JungleDragon is photo + species + location, that makes for a complete and useful post. To help you get started, perhaps this article helps which explains it in a bit more detail:
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        Posted 7 months ago
      2. You're welcome :). I obviously love your photos and perspective, and definitely think you will enjoy JD! It's a great, fun community! Posted 7 months ago
      3. So nice to meet you! Welcome!

        I'm enjoying your posts so much already!
        Posted 7 months ago
  2. Welcome to JungleDragon! Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thank you Posted 7 months ago
  3. Welcome, Greg! Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thank you very much. Posted 7 months ago

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The black-tailed jackrabbit , also known as the American desert hare, is a common hare of the western United States and Mexico, where it is found at elevations from sea level to up to 10,000 feet . Reaching a length of about 2 feet , and a weight from 3 to 6 pounds , the black-tailed jackrabbit is the third largest North American hare, after the antelope jackrabbit and the white-tailed jackrabbit. The black-tailed jackrabbits occupy mixed shrub-grassland terrains. Their breeding depends on the location;.. more

Similar species: Hares, Rabbits And Pikas
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Nov 22, 2018. Captured Apr 20, 2016 20:25 in Amargosa Valley, NV 89020, USA.
  • COOLPIX S9900
  • f/6.4
  • 1/125s
  • ISO220
  • 135mm