Desert Cottontail - Sylvilagus audubonii |

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Desert Cottontail (Sylvilagus audubonii)

Chordata > Mammalia > Lagomorpha > Leporidae

Similar to the Brush Rabbit, but often found in more open areas, and with larger ears and larger, white tail. Also may be similar to some varieties of domestic rabbit. Generally active during the evening. Found throughout western North America and into Mexico, and throughout Southern California in lowland habitats including grasslands and deserts (1) Common (2)

View Sightings (1 total, most recently on 06/24/2014)

1. North American Mammals at the Museum of National History - Sylvilagus audubonii
2. California Mammals - Sylvilagus audubonii

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