More Rabbits

Eastern cottontail rabbits are becoming much more common here. There are always a few around, but in the summer & winter they are usually much easier to find. They come & nibble on the plants & leaves on the ground, but they are more timid than squirrels, & they are quicker to run if they are startled. However, they will choose to forage for plants much closer to people than squirrels will, & if you do not move in their direction, you can pass by very close to them.

2 thoughts on “More Rabbits

  1. THe rabbit cycle must be at it’s low point here. I haven’t seen a cottontail for months. Lots of Showshoes though. A couple of years ago we had a cottontail living in an old wood shed for the winter. It was nice to see him every day!

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