snowshoe rabbit

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Synonyms for snowshoe rabbit

large large-footed North American hare

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When a snowshoe rabbit slipped past one of the dogs, the whole team took up the chase.
Like wild snowshoe rabbits, scurrying into the brush to escape a predator, we ran as fast as our young legs would carry us up into the woods.
Whereas our lynx survives on snowshoe rabbits and birds, caracal routinely bring down mature game animals the size of bushbuck and impala (not to mention domestic sheep and goats, which is why African ranchers detest them).
Best bets: Snowshoe rabbits are found in both the Coast Range and Cascade Mountains.
There are moose, caribou, porcupines, ptarmigan, snowshoe rabbits, marmot, Dall sheep, wolves, grouse, red fox, coyote, wolves, lynx and more--in all 39 species of mammals, 167 species of birds and 754 species of plants, including 37 kinds of willow that are on average 100 to 200 years old, dwarfed by a harsh climate.