Definition of brown hare in English:

brown hare

Syllabification: brown hare

noun

  • A hare found commonly in much of Eurasia.
    • Lepus europaeus (or capensis), family Leporidae
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    • The biodiversity report lists 25 species at risk, including otters, brown hares, red squirrels, pipistrelle bats, porpoises, six varieties of dolphin and 13 types of whale.
    • Ten species of waterfowl nest around the lake; kestrels and buzzards can be spotted in the woodland; and brown hares, stoats, weasels, grey and red squirrels can also be seen.
    • Notable exceptions showed that white wagtails and brown hares shifted from scramble to contest competition as their food was increasingly clumped in space.

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