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cottontail rabbit,

animal of the order Lagomorpha, which includes the hares and rabbits, except for the domestic, or European, rabbitrabbit,
name for herbivorous mammals of the family Leporidae, which also includes the hare and the pika. Rabbits and hares have large front teeth, short tails, and large hind legs and feet adapted for running or jumping.
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, which is in a separate species. Members of the genus Sylvilagus, cottontails have large ears and short legs and move with a scurrying or scampering gait. Unlike the European rabbit, they do not dig their own burrows but make a nest in a depression in the ground. Unlike hares, they seek protection in hiding rather than in swift flight. The cottontail ranges from the southern border of Canada to N Argentina. There are six races. Cottontails are a common source of tularemiatularemia
or rabbit fever,
acute, infectious disease caused by Francisella tularensis (Pasteurella tularensis). The greatest incidence is among people who handle infected wild rabbits.
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, or rabbit fever. They are classified in the phylum ChordataChordata
, phylum of animals having a notochord, or dorsal stiffening rod, as the chief internal skeletal support at some stage of their development. Most chordates are vertebrates (animals with backbones), but the phylum also includes some small marine invertebrate animals.
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, subphylum Vertebrata, class Mammalia, order Lagomorpha, family Leporidae.
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robustus (Kuhl) 5, 25, 33, R(1, 2, 3, 13), VS 64, 74, 75 LAGOMORPHA Brandt Sylvilagus 5, 7, 9, R(1, 3, 4), RK minensis (Thomas) 48, 51, 57 CARNIVORA Bowdich Cerdocyon 5, 7, 43, R(1, 3, 4), RK thous (Linnaeus) 50, 65 Chrysocyon 5, 7 R(3, 4) brachyurus Illiger Conepatus 5, 7, 19, R(1, 3, 4), VS semistriatus 36, 46, 57 (Boddaert) Eira Barbara 5, 7 R(3, 4) Linnaeus Leopardus pardalis 5, 7 R(3, 4) Linnaeus L.
Los datos se tomaron a 2 conejos Sylvilagus brasiliensis (un macho y una hembra); durante 5 dias consecutivos, en intervalos de 5 minutos, con 1 minuto de observacion a traves de camaras de video para un total de 120 horas.
Los especificos de la forma mayor de vida iyiwak kaloie infradiferenciados en bribri son: ale 'taltuza' (Orthogeomys cherriei y Orthogeomys heterodus); stsa' name 'manigordo' ~ 'caucel' ~ 'tigrillo' (Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus wiedii, Leopardus tigrinus); sawe 'conejo de monte' (Sylvilagus dicei y Sylvilagus brasiliensis); skue 'raton' (Heteromys desmarestianus, Oryzomys caliginosus, Oligoryzomys spp) y sukula' 'yiso' (Proechimys semispinosus y Hoplomys gymnurus).
Dispersion espaciotemporal de semillas de Juniperus deppeana por el conejo montes Sylvilagus cunicularius en un fragmento de bosque de sabinos en Ixtacuixtla, Tlaxcala.
2 2 Pimelodus blochii 1 1 Pimelodus groskopffii 1 1 Prochilodus magdalenae 25 2 15 2 44 Hoplias malabaricus 2 2 4 Cyphocharax magdalenae 2 2 Bricon moorei moorei 4 4 Synbranchus marmoratus 1 1 Sin identificar 16 16 Anfibios Chaunus ganulosus 2 1 3 Chaunus marinus 1 1 Reptiles Kinosternun postinginale 1 1 Serpientes 1 1 Mamiferos Sylvilagus floridanus 20 11 7 38 Odocoileus virginianus 1 1 Roedores 6 10 16 Totales 91 2 29 24 146 Tabla 3.
Eastern cottontail rabbit Sylvilagus floridanus herbivory has hindered reforestation efforts at agroforestry sites within the Missouri River floodplain.
Key words: Sylvilagus aquaticus, swamp rabbit, reproduction, nests, litter size.
I still love to hunt small game, especially eastern cottontails, Sylvilagus floridanus, behind beagles whenever the all too infrequent opportunity arises.
The landscape of fear: habitat use by a predator (Canis latrans) and its main prey (Lepus californicus and Sylvilagus audubonii).
yagouaroundi) se obtuvieron entre 11 y 30 registros; y para 12 especies (Cerdocyon thous, Dasyprocta punctata, Didelphis albiventris, Eira barbara, Euphractus sexcinctus, Leopardus pardalis, Mazama gouazoubira, Nasua nasua, Pecari tajacu, Procyon cancrivorus, Tapirus terrestris y Sylvilagus brasiliensis) se obtuvieron mas de 30 registros (Tabla 2).
Clase Orden Familia Especie Mammalia Artiodactyla Tayassuidae Pecari tajacu Linnaeus, 1758 Cervidae Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann 1780 Lynx rufus Schreber 1777 Felidae Puma concolor Linnaeus 1771 Carnivora Canidae Urocyon cinereoargenteus Schreber, 1775 Mustelidae Conepatus mesoleucus mesoleucus Lichtenstein 1832 Procyonidae Nasua narica Linnaeus 1766 Didelphimorphia Didelphidae Didelphis marsupialis Linnaeus 1758 Lagomorpha Leporidae Sylvilagus floridanus J.