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Snowshoe Hare

Lepus americanus

Habitat:

Tundra/Taiga

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3 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Gorgeous!

Robb Hannawacker
Robb Hannawacker 8 years ago

They over-populate, and take down willow populations. Then willow up their toxins, which cause a major decline in hare population. There obligate predator, the Canada Lynx population follows this trend with a year lag behind the hares' crashes and booms.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Very nice spotting!

Robb Hannawacker
Spotted by
Robb Hannawacker

Alaska, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2009
Submitted on May 21, 2013

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