|Common Name:||Jackrabbit, Black-tailed|
|Scientific Name:||Lepus californicus|
|Family:||Leporidae (Hares & Rabbits)|
|Area:||Lake Cunningham Community Park - San Jose, California|
|Date:||December 6, 2017|
This most abundant and widespread jack was originally called a "jackass rabbit", after its very large ears. Like other jacks, it is not really a rabbit but a hare. Has black tips on hears which Antelope Jackrabbit does not.
|Reference:||Field Guide to North American Mammals by Whitaker ||