Lepus europaeus


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Noun1.Lepus europaeus - large hare introduced in North AmericaLepus europaeus - 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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5 Order Lagomorpha -- -- -- Lepus europaeus -- -- -- Class Birds Order Columbiformes 0.
Please send cheques (payable to Natur Cymru) quoting WM to: Natur Cymru, Maes y Ffynnon, Penrhos Garnedd, Bangor LL57 2DW The creature which leaped - and boxed - its way into many legends The common brown hare Lepus europaeus (European hare) of the Lepridae family (which includes rabbits) was first brought to Britain by the Romans for hunting.
The brown hare, or lepus europaeus, has declined in numbers since the 1960s and is now classified as a vulnerable species.