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Types of Wild Rabbits

Appalachian ​Cottontail​
Appalachian ​Cottontail​

Appalachian cottontail range The Appalachian cottontail (Sylvilagus obscurus) is a species of cottontail rabbit in the family Leporidae. It is a rare species found in the upland areas of the eastern United States.

Brush Rabbit​
Brush Rabbit​

The brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani), or western brush rabbit, or Californian brush rabbit, is a species of cottontail rabbit found in western coastal regions of North America, from the Columbia River in Oregon to the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula.

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Desert ​Cottontail​
Desert ​Cottontail​

The desert cottontail (Sylvilagus audubonii), also known as Audubon's cottontail, is a New World cottontail rabbit, and a member of the family Leporidae. Unlike the European rabbit, they do not form social burrow systems, but compared with some other leporids, they are extremely tolerant of other individuals in their vicinity.

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Dice's ​Cottontail​
Dice's ​Cottontail​

A North American Cottontail rabbit spotted in Waterloo, Ontario. Most cottontail rabbits closely resemble the wild European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Most Sylvilagus species have stub tails with white undersides that show when they retreat, giving them their name: "cottontails".

Eastern ​Cottontail​
Eastern ​Cottontail​

About the Eastern Cottontail Rabbit There are several species of cottontail rabbit, but the eastern cottontail is the most common. This ubiquitous animal can be found from Canada to South America and, in the United States, from the East Coast to the Great Plains.

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Marsh Rabbit​
Marsh Rabbit​

The marsh rabbit has commonly been associated with the group of swamp rabbits; however, this name is not a synonym and should not be confused with the larger swamp rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus) of Alabama through Texas.

Mexican ​Cottontail​
Mexican ​Cottontail​

The Mexican cottontail (Sylvilagus cunicularius) is a species of cottontail rabbit in the family Leporidae. It is endemic to Mexico where its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry forests and pastureland.

Mountain ​Cottontail​
Mountain ​Cottontail​

A North American Cottontail rabbit spotted in Waterloo, Ontario. Most cottontail rabbits closely resemble the wild European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Most Sylvilagus species have stub tails with white undersides that show when they retreat, giving them their name: "cottontails".

New England ​Cottontail​
New England ​Cottontail​

The New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis), also called the gray rabbit, brush rabbit, wood hare, wood rabbit, or cooney, is a species of cottontail rabbit represented by fragmented populations in areas of New England, specifically from southern Maine to southern New York.

Omilteme ​Cottontail​
Omilteme ​Cottontail​

Omilteme cottontail range The Omilteme cottontail (Sylvilagus insonus) is a cottontail rabbit found only in the state of Guerrero, Mexico in the mountain range of Sierra Madre del Sur. Belonging to the family Leporidae, it is one of fourteen species in the genus Sylvilagus, a genus restricted to the New World.

Robust ​Cottontail​
Robust ​Cottontail​

A North American Cottontail rabbit spotted in Waterloo, Ontario. Most cottontail rabbits closely resemble the wild European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Most Sylvilagus species have stub tails with white undersides that show when they retreat, giving them their name: "cottontails".

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San José ​Brush Rabbit​
San José ​Brush Rabbit​

The San José Brush Rabbit is an endemic rabbit species on San José Island. It is represented by one population restricted to a specific habitat characterized by a high richness of brush and trees species. The extent of occurrence and area of occupancy within this one population are currently the same: 20 km².

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Swamp Rabbit​
Swamp Rabbit​

The swamp rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus), or swamp hare, is a large cottontail rabbit found in the swamps and wetlands of the southern United States. Other common names for the swamp rabbit include marsh rabbit and cane-cutter.

Tapeti​
Tapeti​

The tapeti (Sylvilagus brasiliensis), also known as the Brazilian cottontail or forest cottontail, is a cottontail rabbit species. Its range extends from southern Mexico to northern Argentina. It is small to medium-sized with a small, dark tail, short hind feet, and short ears.

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Tres Marias ​Rabbit​
Tres Marias ​Rabbit​

There are many different species of wild rabbit all over ... Omilteme Cottontail, Mexican Cottontail, and Tres Marias Cottontail ... What are Wild rabbits feeding ...

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Venezuelan ​Lowland Rabbit​
Venezuelan ​Lowland Rabbit​

Venezuelan lowland rabbit range The Venezuelan lowland rabbit (Sylvilagus varynaensis), also known as the Barinas wild rabbit, is a cottontail rabbit species found in western Venezuela. Its diet consists in large measure of plants of the genus Sida.