Fauna of New York: Cottontail rabbit, Sylvilagus floridanus
 




Cottontail rabbit, Sylvilagus floridanus

Scientific name:   Sylvilagus floridanus
Common name:  Cottontail rabbit
Family:  Leporidae

Cottontail rabbit, Sylvilagus floridanus


Derivation of the scientific name:
Sylvilagus, wood hare.
floridanus, of Florida.


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Cottontail rabbit, Sylvilagus floridanus


 
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