Cottontail Rabbit

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This rabbit was found around chapel hill, as it was hopping around outside during the day.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Lagomorpha

Family: Leporidae

Fun Fact!

According to Paw Nation, “cottontail rabbits are almost completely mute animals. They communicate with each other by thumping with their back feet against the ground. However, they have been known for screaming and screeching quite loudly if caught by a predator.” (http://animals.pawnation.com/cottontail-rabbits-1901.html)

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