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Swamp Rabbit

Sylvilagus aquaticus

Description:

Swamp rabbits are herbivorous; they eat a variety of foraged plants, including grasses, sedges, shrubs, tree bark seedlings, and twigs.[5] They feed mainly at night but rain showers will often cause them to feed during daytime as well.[4] A study has found that the preferred foods of S. aquaticus are savannah panicgrass (Phanopyrum gymnocarpon), false nettle (Boehmeria cylindrica), dewberry (Rubus sieboldii) and greenbrier (Smilax bona-nox).[5] - per wiki



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StacyH
Spotted by
StacyH

Houston, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.76, Long: -95.45

Spotted on May 11, 2015
Submitted on Nov 9, 2015

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