Kingdom : Animalia
                    Class : Mammalia
                 Family : Leporidae
  Scientific Name : Lepus Europaeus

                      Size : 36 - 71cm (14 - 28in)
                 Weight : 1 - 5.5kg (3 - 12lbs)
           Top Speed : 72km/h (45mph)
            Life Span : 2 - 8 years

                Colour : Tan, Brown, White, Black
           Skin Type : Fur
Special Features : Long legs and ears and 
                                   large body and feet
  1. Hares are small mammals, closely related to the rabbits.
  2. They are most commonly found in Europe and North America.
  3. There are around 30 species of hare found around the world.
  4. They are incredibly fast animals with their top speed reaching up to 45 mph.
  5. Their strong hind legs and large feet help them run really fast
  6. They are also known to jump over large distances easily
  7. Hares are much larger than rabbits.
  8. They have incredible sense of smell and hearing which helps them detect their predator.
  9. Their numerous predators include large birds of prey, wild dogs and humans.
  10. Hares are herbivores feeding on grass, seeds, vegetables and fruits.
  11. The female hare gives birth to a litter of around 6 young ones.
  12. The Baby hare are born with their full coat of fur and open eyes.
  13. The baby hares are able to protect and look after themselves from a very young age.
  14. Hares are a threatened species today.

 

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