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European Hare Lepus europaeus

Track Hindfoot track about 5" (125 mm) long. In clusters of 4. Foreprints almost round, hindprints ahead of foreprints. When sitting or standing: 2 hindprints side by side, just behind 2 more closely spaced foreprints. When moving: 1 foreprint slightly ahead of the other; hindprints ahead of foreprints, as forefeet act as fulcrums for hops. Hindprints relatively short when moving fast, as less of leg touches down.

Sign Scat: Dark brown, slightly flattened, spherical pellets, usually in piles. Larger than that of cottontail rabbits.

 

 

 

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