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Watch a Female Hare Punch Her Male Suitors
This video isn’t what you might think—unlike some animals, male hares don’t battle each other for female attention.
About Arctic Hare

The arctic hare lives in the harsh environment of the North American tundra. These hares do not hibernate, but survive the dangerous cold with a number of behavioural and physiological adaptations. They sport thick fur and enjoy a low surface area to volume ratio that conserves body heat, most evident in their shortened ears. These hares sometimes dig shelters in snow and huddle together to share warmth.

Fast Facts

Common Name: Arctic Hare

Scientific Name: Lepus arcticus

Type: Mammals

Diet: Omnivores

Size: Head and body, 19 to 26 in; tail, 1 to 3 in

Weight: 6 to 15 lbs


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