white-tailed jackrabbit


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Noun1.white-tailed jackrabbit - largest hare of northern plains and western mountains of United Stateswhite-tailed jackrabbit - largest hare of northern plains and western mountains of United States; brownish-grey in summer and pale grey in winter; tail nearly always all white
jackrabbit - large hare of western North America
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Among mammals, rodents (Rodentia), especially voles (Microtus spp.), comprised the bulk of the diet, with the White-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepws townsendii) and bat (Chiroptera spp.) also being occasionally predated.
Others--such as the white-tailed jackrabbit, wind scorpion, and lark sparrow--are more often hidden, but are integral to the deftly woven masterwork.
Distribution % Common name Scientific name territories MAMMALS Nuttall's Cottontail Syvilagus nuttalii 17.4 Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus 4.3 White-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus townsendii 4.3 Yellow-bellied Marmot Marmota flaviventris 56.5 Hoary Marmot Marmota caligata 4.3 Columbian Ground Squirrel Urocitellus columbianus 4.3 California Ground Squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi 34.8 Tree Squirrel Sciurus spp.