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Sylvilagus floridanus (J
COTTONTAIL RABBIT
Eastern Cottontail; Lepus

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Sylvilagus floridanus, Eastern Cottontail Rabbit
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Sylvilagus floridanus, Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

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    Identification
    • Adult total length: 16 - 17 in. (407 - 423 mm)

    • Tail: 1 - 1 3/4 in. (26 - 47 mm)

    • Hind foot: 3 - 4 in. (90 - 100 mm)

    • Weight: 2 - 4 lbs. (900 - 1800 g)

    • Physical Characteristics: The eastern cottontail is a medium-sized rabbit in which the nape of the neck is rusty. The dorsal coloration varies from reddish-brown to grayish-brown sprinkled with black. The ears are dark grayish-tan bordered with black. The underparts are grayish-white except for the chest which is brownish. The short, fluffy tail is brownish above and white below. Because the tail is usually turned upward when the rabbit runs, the white part is the most conspicuous and is the source of the common name, cottontail. The tops of the hind feet are tan to whitish. Five toes are present on the forefeet and four on the hind feet. Females possess four pairs of mammae.


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    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Eastern Cottontail
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    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Eastern Cottontail
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    © 2008 John White

    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Eastern Cottontail
    ID: 0000 0000 0708 0101 [detail]
    © 2008 John White

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    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Eastern Cottontail
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Eastern Cottontail
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Eastern Cottontail
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Eastern Cottontail
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Eastern Cottontail
    ID: 0000 0000 0805 0446 [detail]
    © 2005 John White

    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Eastern Cottontail
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Sylvilagus floridanus
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    ID: 0000 0000 0416 1585 [detail]
    © 2016 Don Getty

    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Sylvilagus floridanus
    Cottontial, Eastern
    ID: 0000 0000 0416 1586 [detail]
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    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Eastern Cottontail
    ID: 0000 0000 0708 0099 [detail]
    © 2008 John White

    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Eastern Cottontail
    ID: 0000 0000 0708 0100 [detail]
    © 2008 John White

    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Sylvilagus floridanus mallurus
    Eastern Cottontail
    ID: 0000 0000 0708 0101 [detail]
    © 2008 John White

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