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Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

Silvilagus floridanus

Description:

Red brown or gray brown with large hind feet, long ears, a short white fluffy tail and underside white fur.

Habitat:

Our ten acre partially wooded property in rural northern Michigan.

Notes:

We have quite a few cottontails on our property this spring. Some of them use our barn and the bushes that grow alongside for protection (sharing territory with our woodchucks).

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2 Comments

Susan Carol Sam
Susan Carol Sam 4 years ago

dcslaugh, That was my thought too! Glad my camera was close by!

dcslaugh
dcslaugh 4 years ago

Wow! On hind legs!

Susan Carol Sam
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Susan Carol Sam

Michigan, USA

Spotted on May 7, 2017
Submitted on May 8, 2017

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