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Lepus europaeus (Common Hare) is a species of mammals in the family Leporidae. They are native to Latvia, Croatia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Turkey, Slovenia, Israel, France, Germany, Finland, Greece, Switzerland, Poland, Slovakia, Albania, Denmark, Moldova, Estonia, Macedonia, The Netherlands, Liechtenstein, Iran, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Spain, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Belarus, the Palearctic, Belgium, Syria, Serbia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Iraq, Ukraine, Italy, Lithuania, and Yugoslavia. They are solitary, nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 144 months and can grow to 526 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on running and saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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EOL has data for 65 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of common hare. View this species on GBIF