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hare

see lepus.

calling hare
see pika.
hare fibroma
a poxvirus disease of hares, caused by a leporipoxvirus, characterized by the formation of fibromas.
References in classic literature ?
The tranquil Ilagin, Nicholas, Natasha, and "Uncle" flew, reckless of where and how they went, seeing only the borzois and the hare and fearing only to lose sight even for an instant of the chase.
At the very moment when she would have seized her prey, the hare moved and darted along the balk between the winter rye and the stubble.
Only the delighted "Uncle" dismounted, and cut off a pad, shaking the hare for the blood to drip off, and anxiously glancing round with restless eyes while his arms and legs twitched.
Uncle" himself twisted up the hare, threw it neatly and smartly across his horse's back as if by that gesture he meant to rebuke everybody, and, with an air of not wishing to speak to anyone, mounted his bay and rode off.
To expiate his huntsman's offense, Ilagin pressed the Rostovs to come to an upland of his about a mile away which he usually kept for himself and which, he said, swarmed with hares.
What they did with Rob Roy I never knew; but 'twas all for one little hare.
A "Dead Hare" is where the trail is set beforehand by the hare.
Hare coursing is the brutal pursuit of hares with hounds, often lurchers, who are released to chase and kill the animal for sport.
Bill Slavin's textured illustrations add to the comedic effect, portraying a patient, gentle Bear and a bug-eyed Hare who is quite obviously in a bad mood.
Individual-based food addition solves both of these problems and is therefore an optimal method for investigating the role of food in the snowshoe hare cycle and uncovering the mechanisms behind the fluctuating abundance of the species.
Despite the dogs being muzzled, the terrified hare is badly injured as it desperately runs for its life.
A baby hare is called a "leveret," and born covered with hair.