Mountain Hare
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The Mountain Hare is a herbivore that can be found in the mountains of Europe. It has a harsh white coat and large black feet with long claws for climbing steep mountain rocks.

It's natural predators are humans, lynx and golden eagles.

The average life span of a Mountain Hare is 8 to 12 years.

Mountain hares make grassy nests on mountain ledges or shallow depressions where they sleep during the day and emerge at night to feed. They mostly eat young shoots of plants, but they eat most parts of plants such as leaves, flowers and bark (Only if they need too). The hare hoards food by burying it under layers of soil and snow.

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Unknown
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IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
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Geeky Facts about the Mountain Hare

Fact 1

The mountain hare is Scotland’s native hare species.

Fact 2

During winter, mountain hares are a mix of white and blue/grey, with black tips on the ears but, in summer, they are brown/grey.

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They prey on grass, twigs, and barks.

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