eastern cottontail

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Synonyms for eastern cottontail

widely distributed in United States except northwest and far west regions

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Eastern cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus) develop West Nile virus viremias sufficient for infecting select mosquito species.
was identified in persons in Missouri and Kentucky and in eastern cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus) on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts (2-5).
and if you're hungry, you can add Virginia possums, eastern cottontail rabbits, fox squirrels, eastern gray squirrels, snapping turtles, red-eared slider turtles and Egyptian geese to the unprotected animal menu.
Josh Millspaugh, a UM wildlife biologist, and Dan Dey from USDA's Forest Service, wanted to see how eastern cottontail rabbits forage in bottomland fields so they could develop techniques that would decrease damage to plantings.
Eastern cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus) have severely hampered forest regeneration in the Lower Missouri River floodplains due to intense herbivory.
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