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Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

Sylvilagus floridanus


While clearing debris from storm, found these babies inside of my enclosed back patio, before releasing the little critters we snapped the photo. Spotted them near other adult rabbit days later. They are okay.

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outsidegirl0 4 years ago

awww............... so cute!

JDMallory 5 years ago

Thanks, posted in description.

ForestDragon 5 years ago

Hi JDMallory, these baby Cottontails are very cute. Were they in a dangerous situation that required you to move them? I would love to know a little bit more about your spotting.

Here at Project Noah, we prefer that spottings are in as natural state as possible. In order to avoid confusion and to help other users know more about a spotting, it's very helpful to provide some information in the Description area of your spottings. We try to discourage unnecessary handling of wildlife, since it often creates stress for the animals (which could be harmful to them).

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.05, Long: -85.30

Spotted on Feb 25, 2014
Submitted on Feb 26, 2014

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