Sylvilagus


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Noun1.Sylvilagus - North American rabbitsSylvilagus - North American rabbits    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Leporidae, Leporidae - hares and rabbits
cottontail, cottontail rabbit, wood rabbit - common small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside; a host for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
canecutter, swamp hare, Sylvilagus aquaticus, swamp rabbit - a wood rabbit of southeastern United States swamps and lowlands
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For example swamp rabbits (Sylvilagus aquaticus) deposit the majority of their pellets at latrines during breeding season, supporting the idea these latrines serve as territory indicators (Zollner et al., 1996).
However, carrion use, even by herbivores such as Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floririanus) and Beaver (Castor canadensis) (Bumann and Stauffer 2002; Gleason et al.
nymphs from 4 desert cottontails (Sylvilagus audubonii).
The species Euphractus sexcinctus, Puma yagouaroundi, Sylvilagus brasiliensis, Mazama gouazoubira and Cerdocyon thous had a negative relationship with the density of trees, as they occurred more frequently in the native grasslands (Fig.
Native rabbits are widely distributed across Georgia and are represented by the more abundant eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) and the less abundant swamp rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus) and marsh rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris).
Compared to them we found no evidence of seven species: Bradypus variegatus Schinz 1825, Cyclopes didactylus (Linnaeus 1758), Tamandua tetradactyla (Linnaeus 1758), Coendou bicolor (Tschudi 1844), Sylvilagus brasiliensis (Linnaeus 1758), Leopardus colocolo (Molina 1782), and Panthera onca (Linnaeus 1758).
ETHOLOGICAL study OF Sylvilagus brasiliensis In THE TROPICAL DRY FOREST IN TOLIMA DEPARTMENT--COLOMBIA
Two 11-week-old New England cottontails (Sylvilagus transitionalis) are scooped up by Cindy Maynard, a biologist with the U.S.