European hare

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Noun1.European hare - large hare introduced in North AmericaEuropean hare - large hare introduced in North America; does not turn white in winter
genus Lepus, Lepus - type genus of the Leporidae: hares
hare - swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
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Common Name Camera visual (n=15) Hair funnel (n=13) Agile Antechinus 3 4 Black Rat 10 2 Black Wallaby 9 1 Bush Rat 2 5 Common Brushtail Possum 12 5 Common Ringtail Possum 9 1 Common Wombat 7 Cow 3 Dog 6 1 Dusky Antechinus 1 2 Eastern Grey Kangaroo 9 European Hare 3 European Rabbit 6 1 Fallow Deer 2 House Cat 5 House Mouse 2 5 Koala 1 Red Fox 13 4 Short-beaked Echidna 9 Sugar Glider 1 Swamp Rat 2 1 Total species 21 12 Common Name Spotlighting (n=14) Agile Antechinus Black Rat 3 Black Wallaby 4 Bush Rat Common Brushtail Possum 12 Common Ringtail Possum 14 Common Wombat 2 Cow Dog Dusky Antechinus Eastern Grey Kangaroo 6 European Hare European Rabbit 1 Fallow Deer 1 House Cat House Mouse Koala 1 Red Fox 5 Short-beaked Echidna 1 Sugar Glider 5 Swamp Rat Total species 12 Table 6.
The long slow braise, complete with tomatoes, herbs, and wine, is an ideal method to soften the tough, dry meat of a big European hare, but certainly not the only one.
Wild mammals (14 species) were represented mostly by game species-red deer, roe deer, wild boar, European hare, red fox, martens, European badger and common polecat, while protected species-such as mole, otter, hedgehog, red squirrel, least weasel and stoat-were less abundant.
ETYMOLOGY: The color of a European Hare is sometimes described as "rufous.
Key words: Lepus europaeus, hair characteristics, phenotype, European hare.
European hares made several appearances in the Conservationist over the years, most notably in a February 1957 feature article aptly titled "The European Hare in New York.
Though they come in dozens of sizes, shapes and colors, all domestic rabbits are descended from the European hare.
1979: Age-determination in the European hare (Lepus europaeus Pallas) in the Netherlands.
The European hare was introduced to Ireland during the late 19th century for the purposes of hare coursing.
1977: Age determination of European hares based on periosteal growth lines.
The American grey squirrel, for example, passes a deadly virus to native red squirrels, whilst European hares threaten the ecological and genetic integrity of the native Irish hare through competition and interbreeding.

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