Ever wonder

Q: What is the difference is between a hare and a

rabbit?

A: Hair. Well, actually baby hair. Hares are born with hair; rabbits aren’t. Hare babies have their eyes open; rabbit babies don’t. Hare babies can hop around shortly after birth; rabbit babies just lie there for a while.

After a few weeks, though, it’s a little harder to tell. But imagine a cottontail next to a jackrabbit: The jackrabbit has longer ears, longer back legs and is somewhat bigger. That’s because a jackrabbit is a hare, which generally outsizes cottontails and others of the rabbit clan.

Source: www.sdreader.com

– By Kelly Savio, Staff Writer

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