Hispid Hare

Hispid Hare (Caprolagus hispidus) has short tail, small ears and an overall brownish upper side. The limbs are brown, short and stout, having strong claws. Upperparts have blackish-dark brown coarse and bristly hair with numerous scattered whitish bristly hairs, and finer under fur beneath. The underparts are brownish white in color.

Head and body length is around 370-500 mm. Tail is about 30 mm. Males weigh approximately 1810-2610 gm and females up to 1885-3210 gm.

Hispid Hare can be seen in Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Manas National Park, Orang National Park and Barnadi Wildlife Sanctuary.

Updated on 22nd July, 2015


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