Wild Florida Photo - Sylvilagus palustris

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Sylvilagus palustris

MARSH RABBIT

Florida native

 

These rabbits are found near freshwater marshes and estuarine areas throughout most of Florida. They range through the coastal plain from the Florida panhandle to southeastern Virginia.
These medium sized rabbits are dark brown to reddish brown with a dark belly. The head and tail of marsh rabbits are smaller than eastern cottontail rabbits. Sylvilagus palustris have short rounded ears and small feet with long toenails on the hind feet. Males and females appear similar.
The marsh rabbit is primarily nocturnal, although it can often be seen while foraging in the morning or early evening.

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Sylvilagus palustris is a member of the Leporidae - Hares and Rabbits family.

Other species of the Sylvilagus genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Sylvilagus floridanus - EASTERN COTTONTAIL


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For more information on this species, visit the following link:
University of Michigan Animal Diversity Web page for this species

Date record last modified:
Feb 24, 2017









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