Arctic hare

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a large hare of northern North America

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Arctic Hare Single sightings in June 1993 and 1998.
ABOUT THAT BIG, PLEASE Baby wants a fish JOB DONE Elephant seal takes a rest YAWN FREE Posing for wildlife cameras SEALS LYIN' Mum and baby on ice shelf AT THE SEASLIDE Penguins explore an iceberg HAPPY FEAT Dads look after the birth while mum grabs lunch LIFE'S SO HAREY When you're only little N-ICE DAY FOR A WALK Cubs out with their mum BEAK HOUSE Albatross chicks are hard work EAR WE GO Arctic hare keeps lookout HIT PAWS BUTTON Arctic fox family caught on camera OFF YOU SNOW, SON Emperor dad takes junior for a walk P-P-PERFECT Little Emperor peeks out from under its dad
For in choosing to focus only on Franklin's fourth visit to the Arctic (by which time he was an old man, with most of his glory behind him), Vollmann denies us the expository background we need to know this character, who remains as elusive as the Arctic hare.
ARCTIC HARE Existence is threatened by warming caps SNOW LEOPARD Colder winter habitat getting too warm ELEPHANT SEAL Dependent on finely-balanced eco-system EMPEROR PENGUIN Habitat and staple diet under threat POLAR BEAR Majestic symbol of climate change threat
Arctic hares, arctic ground squirrels (Spermophilus parryii), and brown lemmings (Lemmus sibiricus) were also present in the area but only at low densities (R.
Scat analyses showed that wolves occasionally fed on smaller animals such as arctic hares and rodents, although these foods (especially rodents) contributed only minor portions to overall wolf diets.
Unlike hares living in warmer climates, Arctic hares have short ears.
Wolves, muskoxen, and arctic hares have long been common in the area (Tener, 1954), and wolves have denned there for decades or even centuries (Parmelee, 1964; Grace, 1976; Mech and Packard, 1990).
Wolves, muskoxen, and arctic hares are common in the area (Tener, 1954).
Similarly, glaciation-induced genetic discontinuities along the Mackenzie River correspond to boundaries between Canadian Low Arctic and Beringian clades of the collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus), as well as between different species of arctic hares (Lepus othus and Lepus arcticus) (Waltari et al.
A long-existing system of wolves (Canis lupus), muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), and arctic hares (Lepus arcticus) in a 2600 [km.
We recorded birds, arctic hares, and carcasses of muskoxen while walking along parallel transects that were 4 km long and 300 m apart.
A lack of young muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) and arctic hares (Lepus arcticus) in the Eureka area of Ellesmere Island, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut), Canada, was observed during summer 1998, in contrast to most other years since 1986.
arctic hares (Lepus arcticus), caribou (Rangifer tarandus), and muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) were assessed using the Jaccard Index (JI) and X2 at two scales, i.
We hope to see the strange gait of the arctic hare and spot some Porcupine caribou, arctic wolves, musk oxen, and bear.
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