Large white species is the only hare found in the majority of its range. Nests are built in tunnels of snow for shelter where others may rest together for warmth.
Large hare with large legs and slim build. Tail is black as the name suggests, body ranges from light brown and gray to black in color with light gray to white belly. Molts once a year but does not change to white in winter like other hares.
A mid-sized hare with large feet and ears. Hind feet spread to form snowshoes for travel on top of deep snow. Fur changes from brown to white in winter for camouflage giving it the alt. name of “varying hare”. Reuse trails and tracks. Irregular landings of forefeet and rear tracks have high variations in form.
Similar to the Black-Tailed Jackrabbit but larger and characterized by its distinct white tail. The body color can seasonally change from gray brown to white with the climate. They are found in shrubs and grasslands of mountain and prairie environments up to 4300 meters in elevation. Similar to European hare but with different habitat and […]