snowshoe rabbit

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Noun1.snowshoe rabbit - large large-footed North American haresnowshoe rabbit - 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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And leap by leap, like some pale frost wraith, the snowshoe rabbit flashed on ahead.
They had made short work of the snowshoe rabbit, these dogs that were ill-tamed wolves; and they were now drawn up in an expectant circle.
For example, Julie Siegler, a third-grade teacher in the Plainfield Community School District, was studying the food chain with her students and requested a red tail hawk and snowshoe rabbit case, which was accompanied by an "experience box" of supplemental plans, more materials, including insects, as well as books and lessons.
But Crystal remembered how she had seen the white snowshoe rabbit and chased it into the edge of the woods.