short-eared hare


Definition of short-eared hare

: a hare (Nesolagus netscheri) of Sumatra that has short ears and fur and whose color shades from grayish yellow on the foreparts to mahogany-brown on the haunches with black bands on back, sides, face, and hind feet

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“Short-eared hare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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