Cotton Tail Rabbits
My Nutritional Diet
There are also ear mites, ketosis, conjunctivitis, hepatic coccidiosis, and calicivirus disease. There are tons of other diseases as well that effect domestic and wild cottontails.
MY HOMIES <3
COMMUNICATION... HEY GIRL.
Males and Females chase one another before mating and often males, in order to assert dominance, stand on their hind legs. Females gather their young by grunting and when the young are lost to signal their mom they have a high pitched squeal.
FOOD BREAKDOW- I am a mean plant eating machine
In order to initiate the reproductive process males and females chase one another frequently switching roles. Males also scent mark by urinating on or by the female rabbit of their choosing.
SeasonsI get a little chunky during the winter months because I tend to eat more in an attempt to stay warm. One of the many reasons I am better than humans is I have a thermoneutral zone that can withstand much colder temperatures than humans. I do not have to hibernate in the winter I just have to find different foods to consume.
It does get a little rough in the hot summer months because unfortunately I am unable to sweat. In order to keep cool I pant, but most times that does not work very well. I also cut back on food intake just to endure I am not exerting any extra energy.
My soft feet allow me to prance from place to place and survive in most terrains including but not limited to: snow, grass, and sand. The pads on my feet help soften the jump each time I hop at fast rates.
My adorable cotton tail allows me to hide from predators in a multitude of areas and not get stuck anywhere. My tail does not extend making it hard for predators to latch on and attack.
I have exceptional sight. Part of that is due to the placement of my eyes- on both sides of my head. This allows me to see predators coming from nearly all directions.
I have pretty strong legs if I do say so myself. I am constantly hoping around very quickly to escape my predators. My muscular hind legs allow me to hop quickly and efficiently.
MORE ABOUT ME
I am a herbivore, so my diet is rather plain.
I am sitting at a healthy weight of 28 oz ( I work out).
I love Liberty North, although I am not too sure I am fond of that mascot. I do believe it should be "GO COTTONTAIL RABBITS", but maybe one day I will finally be the mascot of the coolest school in town.
Family: Leporidae – hares, rabbits
Genus: Sylvilagus – There are approximately ten cottontail species (LABVET)
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