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Ectoparasites of the cottontail rabbit in Lee County, northern Illinois

Lewis J. Stannard

Ectoparasites of the cottontail rabbit in Lee County, northern Illinois

by Lewis J. Stannard

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Published by State of Illinois, Dept. of Registration and Education, Natural History Survey Division in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cottontails -- Parasites -- Illinois -- Lee County

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLewis J. Stannard, Jr., Lysle R. Pietsch.
    SeriesBiological notes -- no. 38
    ContributionsIllinois. Natural History Survey Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19202787M

    The New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis), hereafter referred to as NEC, is the only cottontail rabbit native to areas east of New York’s Hudson River Valley, including New England. Primarily owing to habitat loss, this species’ range has shrunk by an estimated 86 percent since In the NEC was.   Cottontails book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Illustrates how the cottontail rabbit explores its environment, eats, washes, /5.

      Eastern cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus) are common, conspicuous denizens of urban environments. They are associated with human-wildlife conflict due to vegetation damage. Prior to this study, population dynamics of this species in urban environments remained largely uncharacterized. For three consecutive winters, we used classic field ecology methods (mark-recapture and mark Cited by: 8. Cottontail rabbits are wild rabbits found all over North and South America. In the United States, cottontail rabbits reside all over the country, both in colder and warmer climates. Although sometimes considered a pest by farmers, they are quite adaptable and will move on to live in a more suitable area if no food is.

      The cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus) is slightly smaller in overall size and has smaller hind legs and feet then the varying hare, also known as the snowshoe rabbit (Lepus americanus).Even though both of these lagomorphs can travel a fair distance with a single hop, the cottontail’s running style is slightly choppier and less graceful when compared to the smoother and . A rabbit enclosure should be large enough to provide a sleeping space, eating space, and latrine. Animals housed for long periods of time should also have ample room to exercise. The enclosure should be tall enough to allow the rabbit to sit up and not have its ears touch the top of the cage.


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Ectoparasites of the cottontail rabbit in Lee County, northern Illinois by Lewis J. Stannard Download PDF EPUB FB2

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(Lewis Judson), Ectoparasites of the cottontail rabbit in Lee County, northern Illinois. Title. Ectoparasites of the cottontail rabbit in Lee County, northern Illinois.

Related Titles. Series: Illinois. Natural History Survey Division. Biological notes, no. 38Author: Lewis J. Stannard. Ectoparasites of the cottontail rabbit in Lee County, northern Illinois Paperback – Septem by Lewis J.

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(Lewis Judson), This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. Pages: INHS - Illinois Mammals BNP $ $ On Sale. Illinois Mammals Biological Notes Packet - $5 34 White Tailed Deer Populations in Illinois 35 An Evaluation of the Red Fox 38 Ectoparasites of the Cottontail Rabbit in Lee County, Northern Illinois 45 Techniques for Determining Age of Raccoons 59 Tables for Estimating Ages and Birth Dates of Cottontail Rabbits with Suggestions for Handling.

Illinois, the eastern cottontail occurs In every county, and is one of the most abundant mid- sized mammals. Habitat The cottontail thrives in urban and suburban areas, as well as open landscapes where crops, grasses and woods are about equally distributed. Ideal cottontail habitat consists of a variO of cover types and food Size: 2MB.

The cottontail rabbit population in Orange County, California, has increased unchecked in recent years as a result of the removal of the native fox population and the clearing of surrounding woodlands.

(A) years as a result of the removal of (B) years as a result of removing (C) years, resulting from the removing of. Cottontail Rabbit Status Report, 6. Agriculture and Grassland Wildlife Program Note 1 Hunter Harvest.

Harvest estimates used in this report are based upon results from the Illinois Hunter Harvest Survey. An estimahunters (down 32%) harvestedrabbits (down 16%).

Rabbit hunters averaged The eastern cottontail is a very territorial animal. When chased, it runs in a zigzag pattern, running up to 18 mph (29 km/h). The cottontail prefers an area where it can hide quickly but be out in the open.

Forests, swamps, thickets, bushes, or open areas where shelter is Class: Mammalia. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Cottontail Rabbit in Illinois at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1).

The eastern cottontail, Sylvilagus floridanus, likes it cousin, the marsh rabbit, Sylvilagus palustris, likes it wet.

That, in a nutshell, is the major difference between the two rabbit species that call Florida home. Our guy here, the eastern cottontail, is more likely. Lifespan. The lifespan of a cottontail averages about two years, depending on the location.

Almost every living carnivorous creature comparable to or larger in size than these lagomorphs is a potential predator, including such diverse creatures as domestic dogs, cats, humans, snakes, coyotes, mountain lions, foxes, and if the cottontail is showing signs of illness, even : Mammalia.

Wisconsin Eastern Cottontail Rabbits are a very abundant species in WI. Eastern cottontails have one of the largest lists of lurking predators, but if they happen to survive they are an excellent species to be entertained by.

One great advantage that the rabbit has is its. The presence of the introduced eastern cottontail – very difficult to distinguish from the New England cottontail – has masked the plight of the state’s native rabbit. New Hampshire placed the New England cottontail on the state endangered species list in to raise awareness of the rabbit’s vulnerability and help protect the.

The swamp rabbit and the marsh rabbit (S. palustris) are strong swimmers. The eastern cotton-tail (S. floridanus) is the most abundant and widespread species. For the pur-poses of the discussion here about damage control and biology, the east-ern cottontail (Fig.

1) will be consid-ered representative of the genus. Cottontail rabbits must be distin-File Size: KB. Eastern Cottontail Rabbit. There are several species of cottontail rabbit, but the eastern cottontail is the most common.

This ubiquitous animal can be found from Canada to South America and, in. chucks, or mice. The cottontail is a major prey of both the red fox and gray fox, which are highly prized furbearers.

An abundant and healthy cottontail population is an important component in a varied and stable Maryland wildlife community. Adapted from: Goff, G.R., D.J. Decker, J.W.

Kelley, and R.A. Howard Jr. “Cottontail Rabbit. Learn more about the Eastern Cottontail Rabbit. Missouri's landscaped yards provide excellent habitat for the eastern cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus).As a result, cottontails are often abundant in suburban and urban areas, where their feeding habits sometimes lead to conflicts with property owners.

Population Dynamics of the Eastern Cottontail Rabbit STACEY PECEN1, The Pennsylvania State University, Forest Resources Building, University Park, PAUSA ABSTRACT Eastern cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus) experience high productivity with adults averaging five young in a litter and three to four litters Size: 98KB.

The eastern cottontail is a medium-sized rabbit with long ears, large hind legs, shorter front legs, a short fluffy tail, and soft fur. The upperparts vary from reddish to grayish brown sprinkled with black; when fluffed, the fur of the rump is grayish.

The back of the neck is bright rust-colored.Cottontail Rabbits. Cottontail rabbits, Sylvilagus floridanus, are one of the most commonly observed animals in urban and suburban areas, but they can be found throughout light brown upper body contrasts with their white fur belly.

Long ears and a .The eastern cottontail is the most well-known and most widely distributed rabbit in North Carolina.

It is one of three species of rabbits native to North Carolina. The other two species are the marsh rabbit and the Appalachian cottontail rabbit. The eastern cottontail is well-adapted to live in close proximity to humans, and suburban yards can.