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Eastern Cottontail

Sylvilagus floridanus

Description:

Speckled brown fur; relatively small body with large ears.

Habitat:

Eastern cottontail habitat includes open grassy areas, clearings, and old fields supporting abundant green grasses and herbs, with shrubs in the area or edges for cover.

Notes:

•One of the most common rabbit species in North America. •Deceptively fast runners for their size. •Extremely alert of their surroundings.

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hood772
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hood772

Plainfield, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2014
Submitted on Apr 28, 2014

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