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Allegheny Cottontail

Sylvilagus (Sylvilagus) obscurus Chapman, Cramer, Deppenaar & Robinson 1992

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Sylvilagus obscurus (Allegheny Cottontail) is a species of mammals in the family Leporidae. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary, crepuscular herbivores. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on saltation and running 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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EOL has data for 33 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Allegheny Cottontail. View this species on GBIF