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Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

Sylvilagus floridanus


The eastern cottontail is the most common rabbit in Georgia occurring throughout the entire state. It has dense brown to gray fur on its back with a white underside and white or cotton tail. There is usually a white spot on its forehead, the nape of the neck is rusty in color, and the feet are whitish. From head to tail adults measure 14-17 inches and weigh 2-4 pounds.


Behind and between warehouses in Kennesaw, GA


Spotted eating grass near the landscaping debris where I spotted these babies - This may very well be the mother

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Apr 10, 2013
Submitted on Apr 15, 2013

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