Lepus americanus

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Related to Lepus americanus: snowshoe rabbit
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Noun1.Lepus americanus - large large-footed North American hareLepus americanus - large large-footed North American hare; white in winter
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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North America's Lepus americanus hares may be especially sensitive to climate change.
The pelages and color changes of the snowshoe hare, Lepus americanus phaeonotus, Allen.
Mountain hares and snowshoe hares Lepus americanus both forage to minimise risk, balancing the needs to feed against the risk of exposure to predation (Boutin 1984, Hulbert et al.