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 Appalachian Cottontail (Sylvilagus obscurus)




Appalachian Cottontail | Sylvilagus obscurus photo
Appalachian Cottontail (Sylvilagus obscurus)

Photograph by Carly & Art from Washington, DC. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Appalachian Cottontail | Sylvilagus obscurus photo
Appalachian Cottontail, Appalachian Trail

Photograph by Carly & Art from Washington, DC. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Appalachian Cottontail | Sylvilagus obscurus photo
Appalachian Cottontail (Sylvilagus obscurus) grooming

Photograph by Carly & Art from Washington, DC. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

APPALACHIAN COTTONTAIL FACTS

Classification
Class:Mammalia
Order:Lagomorpha
Family:Leporidae
Genus:Sylvilagus
Species:obscurus
Common Name:Appalachian Cottontail


Relatives in same Genus
  Swamp Rabbit (S. aquaticus)
  Desert Cottontail (S. audubonii)
  Brush Rabbit (S. bachmani)
  Eastern Cottontail (S. floridanus)
  Mountain Cottontail (S. nuttallii)
  Marsh Rabbit (S. palustris)
  New England Cottontail (S. transitionalis)