Jack Rabbit

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Jack Rabbit printed on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag is available in four sizes; the smaller prints (13×19 or 17×22) comes with a white or black archival mat that fits the image ready to be framed.

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Jack Rabbit printed on Hahnemuhle Photo rag is available in four sizes; the smaller prints (13×19 or 17×22) comes with a white or black archival mat that fits the image ready to be framed.

 

Jack Rabbit

The jack rabbit is not a rabbit but is part of the hare family. This species lives in Western North America. The Jack Rabbit is a solitary mammal except for breeding season when multiple males can court a female. Jack Rabbits mate several times a year with litters ranging from one to six bunnies.

 

The jack rabbit is one of the larger hares in the family. There are two larger hares which are the arctic hare and the Alaskan hare.

 

Size

 

The size of the jack rabbit depends on the age of the animal, however fully grown adults are between 20 to 26 inches in length and weigh around 2.5 to 4.3 kg. The weight in females does increase when they are pregnant. In Saskatchewan, the Jack Rabbit has weighed over 9kg.

 

Habitat

 

The Jack Rabbit is native to western North America. Its mainly found in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada and western/central states in America. The Jack Rabbit likes open areas with plains, Prairies and Alpine meadows. There are two types of Jack Rabbit, the white tail and the black tail. The whitetail is found in urban areas like city parks in western Canada.

The Jack Rabbit is nocturnal and sleeps during the day.

 

Jack Rabbit is Prey

 

There are a number of predators that live off the Jack Rabbit including:-

  • Foxes
  • Badgers
  • Coyotes
  • Bobcats

Other predators are Mountain Lions, Gray Wolf, Snakes, Eagles, Hawks, Owls etc. The Great Horned Owl typically attacks the Jack Rabbit young, although known to tackle a full-size adult occasionally.

 

 

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 3 × 3 in
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