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Lepus americanus (Snowshoe Hare) is a species of mammals in the family Leporidae. They are native to United States and The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 96 months and can grow to 424.49 mm. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of snowshoe hare. View this species on GBIF