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Arctic hare

liebre ártica, n.


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    liebre ártica femenino
    • The most important adaptations of the Arctic hare are its keen eyesight, acute hearing, and speed.
    • Instead of a plump, bunny - like body, Arctic hares have muscles that bulge beneath their skin.
    • ‘Arctic hares appear unusually unwary or ‘tame’, ‘notes A W F Banfield in his classic work, The Mammals of Canada.’
    • The range of the Arctic hare in Canada extends from Newfoundland to the High Arctic.
    • The Arctic hare inhabits the tundra regions of Canada from Newfoundland west to the Mackenzie River Delta and north to the tip of Ellesmere Island.
    • But before winter begins, Arctic hares change their fur; they turn snow-white and are hardly visible in the snow-covered scenery.
    • The biggest enemies of the Arctic hare are the fox, the polar bear, the wolverine, and the ermine.
    • Some hares include the common hare, the jack rabbit, the Arctic hare, the snowshoe hare, the European hare, and the blue hare.
    • Backs to the wind, the herd of Arctic hares grazed on purple saxifrage.
    • The breeding season of Arctic hare is indicated by the growth and regression of the male gonads; the gonads enlarge in April and regress in mid-September.
    • Evidence suggests that in insular Newfoundland Arctic hares may produce two, perhaps three litters in some years.
    • Early historical reports suggest that mating in Arctic hares is something out of the ordinary.
    • So, Arctic hares, for example, have short ears close to their bodies.
    • Join a photo safari and ‘shoot’ musk oxen, reindeer and Arctic hares and foxes.
    • I saw a grizzly bear swimming, caribou on my hike with Dad, Arctic fox and Arctic hares.
    • The range of Arctic hares extend south of the peninsula, so there is some overlap between the two species of hares.
    • The Arctic hare can be found in Northern Canada, usually above the tree line and some islands off Greenland.