The Black-tailed jackrabbit Animal, also known as the American desert hare, is a common hare of the western United States and Mexico Black-tailed jackrabbit.
Black-tailed jackrabbit Animal Facts:
Length: 52-61 cm
Tail: 7.5-10.1 cm
Weight: 1.5-3.6 kg
Social unit: Individual
Status: Least concern
This Black-tailed jackrabbit Animal lean, long-legged hare’s huge ears (up to 15cm/6 in) detect the faint sounds of predators, and also rid the body of excess warmth in the hot summers of its generally arid habitat. It prefers succulent grass and herbs, but can survive on woody twigs during winter or drought. One of the speediest lagomorphs, it can run at 56 kph (35mph). The complex courtship involves the pair jumping, chasing, and fighting.
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