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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