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06.26.2015 Backyard Bunny

We are almost always graced with a few eastern cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus) living in the yard.  There are several this year and this guy was particularly accommodating.  119 more words

Nature Photography

Why the Easter Bunny is full of crap

The Easter Bunny, who goes by E.B., slumped in the chair across my desk like a box of melted crayons. Pastel colors smeared his matted and otherwise dirty fur. 1,162 more words

Animals

Lagomorpha

Lagomorpha / by Laura M Kaminski

The rabbit with the white-splotched fur
who creeps along with twitching nose
past the sorrel and bramble-burr
stops underneath the tuberose — 62 more words

#341 - Lagomorphy The Snowman

Here is what Wikipedia had to say about lagomorpha:

The lagomorphs are the members of the taxonomic order Lagomorpha, of which there are two living families: the Leporidae (hares and rabbits) and the Ochotonidae (pikas). 89 more words

Squirrel and Rabbit Cohabit?

Squabbit.  Believed by some to be the result of a squirrel and rabbit who cohabit and make lots of little squabbits. Fact, or myth? 614 more words

Humor

Literature Review: Lagomorph Evolution

by Carl Strang

This week’s literature review focuses on a study of the evolutionary history of the mammalian order Lagomorpha, the rabbits, hares and pikas (the members of this group, by the way, are separate from Rodentia, the rodent order, though the two are closely enough related that there is a term, glires, for the two orders combined). 200 more words

Ecology