Brown Hare
Taken at Turnberry on 9th August 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Brown Hare
Brown Hare

Taken on Islay on 14th April 2010 using Nikon D40X with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Brown Hare.
Species:
Family:
Order:
A.K.A.
Lepus europaeus.
Leporidae.
Lagomorpha.  
European Hare.
Habitat:

Nest:
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Length:
Primarily live in open fields and pasture usually near agricultural areas and bordered by hedgerows and woods.
Shallow forms like clumps of grass, weeds or brush.
Herbivore. Grasses, bulbs, tree bark, and twigs. They have been known to eat their own green, pellet feces to recover proteins and vitamins.
Two to three adult hares can eat as much as one sheep.
60-75 cm with a tail length of 7–11 cm.