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How about “Myron”. He looks like a “Myron”.
Oh, you meant species. Some kind of Hare? family: Leporidae, genus: Lepus.
Looks like a Pygmy Rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis)
My first thought was a pika, but I suspect the ears aren’t big enough.
A juvenile snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus)?
I would go for some species of Pika.
I agree with Hal. Brachylagus.
Hal 9000 gets it right, as usual. It is indeed a pygmy rabbit from North America. Researchers writing in the Journal of Applied Ecology have recently used a Bayesian model to try and work out their distribution and abundance:
I’m not an expert but I’d have guessed either “Flopsie”,”Mopsie”, or “Cottontail. Guess I was wrong.
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