What does a jackrabbit eat in the desert?
Jackrabbits eat grasses and other plants in the desert.
The Desert Hare is a Lepus tibetanus of the subgenus, Proeulagus. Other hares in this subgenus are: Black-tailed Jackrabbit, Lepus californicus White-sided Jackrabbit, Lepus callotis Cape Hare, Lepus capensis Tehuantepec Jackrabbit, Lepus flavigularis Black Jackrabbit, Lepus insularis Scrub Hare, Lepus saxatilis Tolai Hare, Lepus tolai.
The word "jackrabbit" is commonly used to describe certain hares, and each species has its own scientific name. Here are some examples of hares commonly given the name "jackrabbit," and their scientific names: Antelope jackrabbit, Lepus alleni Black-tailed jackrabbit, Lepus californicus White-sided jackrabbit, Lepus callotis Tehuantepec jackrabbit, Lepus flavigularis Black jackrabbit, Lepus insularis White-tailed jackrabbit, Lepus townsendii