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Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

Sylvilagus floridanus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Behind and between warehouses in Kennesaw, GA

Notes:

Spotted eating grass near the landscaping debris where I spotted these babies - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/207... This may very well be the mother

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QWMom
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QWMom

Georgia, USA

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

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