Snowshoe Hares and Their Sleeping Behavior

The Snowshoe hare is one of 33 species of hares and jackrabbits found all over boreal forests and high elevation areas of North America, such as the Appalachian Mountains and the Rocky Mountains. They get their unusual name from the size of their hind feet which indeed resembles snowshoes and function the same way by … Read more

How Do I Recognize A Snowshoe Hare?

A snowshoe hare is a nocturnal rodent that has a fantastic way of adapting to its environment, like how its fur may change its color depending on the season.  Snowshoe hares have white fur in the winter, which allows them to blend in better with the snowy environment. Its coat takes on a rusty-brown color … Read more