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Lepus

a group of lagomorphs, members of the Lepus spp. of the family Leporidae. Differing from the rabbits who are in the same family, by the length of their ears, and because they do not burrow and they do not live in social groups as rabbits do. Includes L. americanus (snowshoe hare), L. arcticus (arctic hare), L. californicus (black-tailed jackrabbit), L. europaeus (European brown hare), L. timidus (mountain hare). Called also jack rabbit, hare.
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Lepus alleni was rarely encountered in thick, matted stands of Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) or tangled thickets of mesquites and other thorny plants such as lotewood and pricklypear.
ID Animal Genus Site/Location Date (BP) %C %N ID * L3 Lepus 41MM340 3050-2600 16.
9[degrees] from the Moon (12h) Moon at perigee (365 700 km; 20h) 28 Neptune near the Moon (12h) 29 Mercury near the Moon (02h) 30 New Moon (20h) 31 Uranus near the Moon (00h) Meteor showers Shower Duration Maximum gamma Normids Feb 25-Mar 22 Mar 13 delta Pavonids Mar 11-Apr 16 Apr 06 Deep-sky objects Designation Object type and constellation NGC 1851 globular cluster in Columba Messier 79 globular cluster in Lepus M 42 & M 43 bright nebulae in Orion Tarantula, N.
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The new "Bunnies" kick off on today, January 28, with a lepus lampooning of the mega-smash Paranormal Activity .
A new species of Pelecitus (Filarioidea: Onchocercidae) from the endangered Tehuantepec jackrabbit Lepus flavigularis.
Giant Mutant Rabbits in Night Of The Lepus This 1972 B-movie tried its very hardest to wring something scary out of the image of the American Southwest being terrorised by oversized Floppsy-Woppies.
The supernova was detected in 2002 in the galaxy NGC 1821, in the constellation Lepus, by Filippenko's Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) at Lick Observatory near San Jose as well as by amateur astronomers.
The guide even includes my own personal favourite, Night of the Lepus, all about giant fluffy bunnies intent on ruling the world.
In the spirit of ``When Animals Attack,'' and as a counterbalance to the animal-rights attitude of ``Bambi,'' some public-service-minded video company should bring about the long-awaited release of ``Night of the Lepus,'' the 1972 sci-fi camp classic about rampaging rabbits.
Gene Shalit's Critic's Corner App presents reviews from the enduring (Annie Hall, The Producers, The Lion in Winter), to the unendurable (Encino Man, The Night of the Lepus, Scream Blacula, Scream).
Cervus 3 Beaver Castor fiber 40 Fox Vulpes vulpes 4 Bear Ursus arctos 2 Hare Lepus europaeus 2 Polecat Mustela putorius 1 Marten Martes martes 2 Otter Lutra lutra 1 Rat Rattus rattus 6 Shrew Sorex araneus 4 Mole Talpa europaea 1 Water vole Arvicola terrestris 2 Unidentified mammal (cattle-sized) 803 Unidentified mammal (pig/sheep-sized) 757 Birds Domestic fowl Gallus gallus 22 Goose Anser anser 3 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 1 Rook Corvus frugilegus 1 Unidentified bird 63 Note: excludes over 2000 fragments of small mammal bone flakes recovered through careful collection and sieving.