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Black Jackrabbit
Information
Range Mexico, it is known only from Espiritu Santo Island in the Gulf of California
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Lagomorpha
Family Leporidae
Genus Lepus
Species L. insularis
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened
Snímek obrazovky (192)

The Black jackrabbit (Lepus insularis) is a species of mammal in the family Leporidae. Endemic to Mexico, it is known only from Espiritu Santo Island in the Gulf of California. The population is threatened by habitat loss. This taxon is regarded by some authorities as a subspecies of black-tailed jackrabbit.

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