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Desert hare

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Desert hare

desert hare
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Genus: Lepus
Subgenus: Proeulagus
Species: L. tibetanus
Binomial name
Lepus tibetanus
Waterhouse, 1841
Desert Hare range

The desert hare (Lepus tibetanus) is a species of hare found in Northwestern China and countries adjacent to it. Little is known about this species except that it inhabits grassland and scrub areas of desert and semi-desert.


  • IUCN Red List: Lepus tibetanus
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