Gallery description : arctic hare

Arctic Hare (lepus arcticus) is a mammal type animal. It inhabits tundra and rocky areas. The weight of this animal is about 4kg - 5kg (9lbs - 12lbs) and lives for 3 - 8 years. Snowy owl, fox, wolf are dangerous for arctic hares. Look up the table below for more facts.

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Facts about arctic hares
NameArctic Hare
OrderLagomorpha
DietHerbivore
Main PreyGrass, willow, flowers
Weight4kg - 5kg (9lbs - 12lbs)
HabitatTundra and rocky areas
Life Span3 - 8 years
Top Speed64km/h (40mph)
PredatorsSnowy owl, fox, wolf
ClassMammalia
LifestyleHerd
TypeMammal
Distinctive FeaturesThick fur that changes colour with seasons
ColourWhite, grey
GenusLepus
Skin TypeFur
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Scientific NameLepus arcticus
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyLeporidae
Average Litter Size6
PhylumChordata
Size (L)48cm - 67cm (19in - 26in)
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