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Arctic Hare

Introduction

Head-Body Length:up to 69 cm
Weight:3.2-5.4 kg
Identification:The Arctic hare has elongated and curved claws on the forefeet. They have a white winter coat with black ear tips. In the summer their coat color becomes brownish gray.
Habitat:Tundra, mountains, lowlands
Diet:Herbivore: woody plants, berries, leaves, sedges, seabark
Reproduction:Adult hares mate in April or May and the young are born in May, June, or July. Most females have two litters each season with 2-8 young in each litter. The mother weans her offspring at 8-9 weeks after birth. By September, they have reached adult Status.
Although Arctic hares are generally solitary, they can gather in groups of 100-300 animals during the winter.
Behavior:This lagomorph species is nocturnal and active throughout the year.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:Arctic hares can run as fast as 64 mph. They have modified claws for digging and modified incisors to forage through the snow

Geographic:North America Date:1973-07 Subjects: Arctic hare
Hares
Lepus
Leporidae
Lagomorpha
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata

KEY FACTS

Name Arctic Hare ,Lepus arcticus
Origin -
Size 69 cm
Litter Size The Arctic hare is one of the largest living lagomorphs. On average, this species measures from 43 to 70 cm (17 to 28 in) long, not counting a tail length of 4.5 to 10 cm (1.8 to 3.9 in)
Life span 5years
Reproduction Adult hares mate in April or May and the young are born in May, June, or July. Most females have two litters each season with 2-8 young in each litter. The mother weans her offspring at 8-9 weeks after birth. By September, they have reached adult status
Colors Brown,White

description of Arctic Hare

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Mammalia
Order – Lagomorpha
Family – Lepus
Genus – Lepus
Genus Species – Lepus arcticus

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