Gallery description : pictures of hares

Hares are mammals that lead a solitary lifestyle. lepus europaeus is the scientific name for a hare. Interesting fact is that this mammals can run 72km/h (45mph). Hares life span is 2-8 years. The usual weight of lepus europaeus is 1-5.5kg (3-12lbs). The size is 36-71cm (14-28in).

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Facts about hares
NameHare
Conservation StatusThreatened
TypeMammal
Life Span2-8 years
LifestyleSolitary
Skin TypeFur
Scientific NameLepus europaeus
HabitatDense vegetation and open fields
FamilyLeporidae
Size36-71cm (14-28in)
OrderLagomorpha
PredatorsOwl, hawk, coyote
DietHerbivore
Top Speed72km/h (45mph)
Weight1-5.5kg (3-12lbs)
KingdomAnimalia
Average Litter Size6
ClassMammalia
Main PreyGrass, fruit, seeds
ColourTan, brown, white, black
PhylumChordata
GenusLepus
Image Details
Description Pictures of hares. Tuesday, 20 November 2012
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 960 pixels
File type JPG
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