Mammals

Rabbits  Hares  Pikas

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Hares have longer, black-tipped ears and stronger back legs and feet than do rabbits. Pikas have shorter, rounded ears. All three are herbivores; all three are terrestrial.

Rabbits Hares Pikas

Wild Rabbit (Schleich)

Jack-Rabbit (North American Hare) (Schleich)

American Pika

Animal Diversity Website - Educational fair use granted

Pygmy Rabbit (Schleich)

The smallest rabbit in North America.

Black-naped hare (Indian Hare)

Animal Diversity Website - Educational fair use granted - David Behrens, photographer

Black-lipped Pika

Animal Diversity Website - Educational fair use granted - David Blank, photographer

Black and White Rabbit  (Domestic Rabbit) (Schleich)

Black and Brown Rabbit (Domestic Rabbit) (Schleich)

Snowshoe Hare in winter

Photo credit: Charles Krebs http://www.science.ca/scientists/viewactivity.php?aID=9

Snowshoe Hare (Varying Hare) Snowshoe hares change color twice a year.

Animal Diversity Website - Educational fair use granted - ASM Mammal Image Library

 
 

Lop-eared Dwarf Rabbit (Domestic Rabbit)

 

 

Arctic Hare

Photo credit: David R. Gray - http://www.nature.ca/ukaliq/040edu/000_edu_e.cfm

 
 

 

   

Pictures for educational purposes only.

Citation: Myers, P. and A. Sorin. 2002. "Lagomorpha" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed February 01, 2007 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Lagomorpha.html.

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