Cape Hare


Cape Hare

Taxobox



name = Cape HareMSW3 Hoffmann | pages = 196-197]
status = LR/lc
status_system = IUCN2.3
status_ref = IUCN2006 | assessors = Lagomorph Specialist Group | year = 1996 | id = 41277 | title = Lepus capensis | downloaded = 2006-05-06 Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern]
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Lagomorpha
familia = Leporidae
genus = "Lepus"
species = "L. capensis"
binomial = "Lepus capensis"
binomial_authority = Linnaeus, 1758

The Cape, Common or Brown Hare ("Lepus capensis") is a hare natively found throughout Africa, and has spread to many parts of the Europe, Middle East and Asia, and was introduced to Australia. The Cape Hare is a nocturnal herbivore.They are fast. They typically eat grass and other types of shrubs.

There are twelve subspecies of this hare:
* "Lepus capensis capensis"
* "Lepus capensis aquilo"
* "Lepus capensis carpi"
* "Lepus capensis granti"
* "Lepus capensis aegyptius"
* "Lepus capensis hawkeri"
* "Lepus capensis isabellinus"
* "Lepus capensis sinaiticus"
* "Lepus capensis arabicus"
* "Lepus capensis atlanticus"
* "Lepus capensis whitakeri"
* "Lepus capensis schlumbergi"

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