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L. Californicus Jacalopus | by Konabish ~ Greg Bishop
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L. Californicus Jacalopus

North America's largest hare, horned jackrabbits -- jackalopes -- measure about 0.8 meters tall, the tail is between 50-112 mm and the ears are 10-13 cm long, with deer-like antlers. . The animal's horns begin to develop at the end of the first year of life. L. californicus jacalopus is omnivorous. Genetic testing has shown the presence of strands of DNA from the black-tailed jackrabbit, L. californicus, and a small, rare deer species. Unlike their close cousin the black-eared jackrabbit, jackalopes are able to mimic human speech; an example of the 'sound' is shown in the tags to the right > > ...

 

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Uploaded on April 1, 2011