Lepus arcticus

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Noun1.Lepus arcticus - a large hare of northern North AmericaLepus arcticus - a large hare of northern North America; it is almost completely 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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Four new mammal subspecies were described from the material collected by the CAE: Lepus arcticus andersoni (Nelson, 1934), Phoca (Pusa) hispida beaufortiana (Anderson, 1942), Canis lupus bernardi, and C.
Key words: arctic hare, Lepus arcticus, wolf, Canis lupus arctos, Ellesmere Island, muskoxen, Ovibos moschatus, population dynamics, predator-prey relations, predation
Key words: arctic hares, Canis lupus, climate change, Ellesmere Island, High Arctic, Lepus arcticus, muskoxen, Ovibos moschatus, wolves