Tag: lagomorphs

January 27, 2022

Arctic hare makes epic polar journey

An Arctic hare made a remarkable journey across northern Canada, prompting biologists to reconsider how far they can travel. Fitted with a GPS tracking collar, the hare (Lepus arcticus) traveled...

January 22, 2021

Clearing forests for imperiled rabbits may instead help invasives

Measures taken to improve habitats for New England cottontails in New York state may actually favor their invasive cousins, the eastern cottontail. Clearcutting trees and conducting prescribed fires may be...

May 15, 2020

Deadly disease found in California rabbits for first time

Biologists have found a deadly virus in California rabbits, raising concerns about its spread to other wild and domestic populations. State wildlife and animal health officials say a black-tailed jackrabbit...