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Small Game of America:  Cottontails and Kin

Cottontails and Kin

Of all wild animals, Rabbits are among the most familiar and best loved. With their soft fur and appealing eyes, they represent the vulnerable side of Nature. Though preyed upon, the Rabbit Family boasts surprising assets in the fight for survival, and its members — from the Eastern Cottontail to the Swamp Rabbit — are widespread, and as successful as any other American Mammal.