Rather, they are eastern cottontails
(Sylvilagus floridanus), which were introduced to the region decades ago and have thrived and multiplied as fast as rabbits are rumored.
These predators will be feasting soon on the first cottontails
of the year -- but they'll be hard-pressed to find New England cottontails
in New England.
And next to the river was the home of the Cottontail
The roadrunner captured and killed a juvenile desert cottontail
nearly as large as itself (Fig.
How Bunnies Got Their Cottontails
is a perfect bedtime book to have your little ones on their way to sweet and happy dreams
The site contained a diverse faunal assemblage including jackrabbits (Lepus californicus) and cottontails
pursued by hounds are on high alert and will employ a variety of tactics to evade their pursuers.
Herbaceous plants dominate the preferred diet of deer and cottontails
during the growing season.
It is nearly impossible to distinguish New England cottontails
from eastern cottontails
Our study was initiated to help understand movement dynamics of eastern cottontails
(Sylvilagus floridanus) to mitigate herbivory damage to oak tree seedlings planted in the Lower Missouri River floodplains.
use obvious trails in shrubs and grasses and make dust bath depressions about a foot in diameter.
Use the tighter chokes, Full at Modified, to tighten and focus shot patterns on small game such as doves, squirrels, cottontails
or for trap shooting.
Some are worth more than others, especially cottontails
(where the tail is replaced by a hole, allowing for cotton wool to be stuck out to form a fluffy tail).
Paleontologists found the tusk of an Ice Age elephant, possibly a Columbian mammoth, bones and teeth of a towering American mastodon, wood and pollen from incense cedar and Mormon tea plants and fossils of birds, shrews, cottontails
, gophers and mice.
In a pinch, I'd have settled for a prairie farmhouse with a creek or a marsh and a weed patch for cottontails