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cottontail

a wild rabbit, Sylvilagus spp.
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The use of the Mexican cottontail rabbit, population size, and seasonal hunting contribute to the history of hunting in Mexico.
The cottontail rabbit is named for its small, fluffy, white tail.
Eastern cottontail rabbit Sylvilagus floridanus herbivory has hindered reforestation efforts at agroforestry sites within the Missouri River floodplain.
At one point, Sewell lured a red fox close to his shutter by imitating the high-pitched squeal of a cottontail rabbit in distress.
Jensen used the technique to arrest the cottontail rabbit papilloma virus in rabbits--a model for viruses that induce human tumors, such as cervical cancers.
A beagle chasing a cottontail rabbit creates involuntary distress to the rabbit and voluntary eustress (pleasant) to the dog.
In the new research effort, in vitro and in vivo assays for infectivity of HPV will be studied in a rabbit model, infected with the Shope cottontail rabbit papillomavirus (CRPV), and in an immunosupressed mouse model with human xenographs, which will be infected with actual human papillomavirus.
One day my youthful East Coast partners and I were out cottontail rabbit hunting.
Today -- Fox and cottontail rabbit seasons close in all zones, along with snowshoe hare in zones 1-4.
Immediately upon entering the thick tangle of brush, Minnie's high-pitched chop and Tiger's low, mournful bawl let me know they were hot on the trail of a cottontail rabbit.