The arctic hare (polar rabbit) is a species of hare which is adapted largely to polar and mountainous habitats. The beautiful arctic hare survives with a thick coat of fur and frequently digs holes in the ground or under snow to keep warm and sleep. Arctic hares same like rabbits but have shorter ears, but taller when standing and can thrive in cold climates. The lovely arctic hare is one of the largest living lagomorphs, and on average measures from 43 to 70 cm. They normally travel together with many other hares, occasionally huddling with dozens or more, but are typically found alone taking in some cases, more than one partner.
The arctic hare can run up to 60 KM per hour. Its predators include the arctic wolf, arctic fox, and ermine. Usually, the arctic hare has been important to Native Americans. These fairly plenteous animals are hunted as a food source and for their fur, which is used to make clothing. Foods are scares in arctic but hare diet contains primarily of woody plants also include buds, berries, leaves, and grasses. The arctic hare lives over the tundra regions of Greenland and northernmost parts of Canada and Southern Labrador. Its coat color moulting and growing new fur from brown or grey in the summer to white in the winter, similar some other arctic animals including ermine and ptarmigan, enabling it to remain camouflaged as their environments change.
Originally posted 2015-07-10 15:15:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter