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Brown Snowshoe Hare
Snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus), in its brown summer coat, is fairly common on Isle Royale. Shortly after this picture, this one engaged in a nasty territorial fight with another hare, with teeth bared.

Threemile, Isle Royale, August 2007.

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Anya JingleGreat catch!

Anya Jingle

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I didn't realize they were so feisty. Great close up!
Posted Aug 18, 2007 2:00 am

Arthur DigbeeRe: Great catch!

Arthur Digbee

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Thanks. The four of us were rather stunned to see them so feisty too. Apparently a backcountry campsite (or the crumbs at least) is a prize worth defending.
Posted Nov 26, 2008 11:46 am

lcarreauHare today ...

lcarreau

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gone Tomorrow!

We need more humor here on SP!
Thanks, Arthur!
-Larry
Posted Sep 15, 2008 10:57 pm

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Arthur DigbeeSubmitted by Arthur Digbee
on Aug 17, 2007 11:16 pm

Image ID: 325210
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Lat/Lon: 48.12399°N / 88.53041°W
Object Title: Brown Snowshoe Hare

Image Type(s): Wildlife