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Mountain Cottontail or Nuttall's Cottontail

Sylvilagus nuttallii


The mountain cottontail is a small rabbit but relatively large for the genus. Possesses long hind legs and the feet are covered with long hair. Ears are rounded at the tips and relatively short, often having black tips. and the inner surface is covered in hair.


This species is confined to the western mountainous areas of North America.


This spotting was found at the Cut Bank Campground in Glacier National Park.

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Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 7 years ago


Crasher 8 years ago

So Cute!

BethAngermeier 9 years ago

Thank you :)

outsidegirl0 9 years ago

such a cutie!

blogman5000 9 years ago

oh this is so cute

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

Love it :)

BethAngermeier 9 years ago

Thanks so much :) This adorable little ball of fuzz visited us nearly daily for two weeks. One night, while it was raining, he (she?) tried several times to get into our tent.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 years ago

Very sweet. Great series, Beth.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

too cute.

YukoChartraw 9 years ago

So fluffy and so cute!

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Montana, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2013
Submitted on Aug 25, 2013

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