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blue hare

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Definition of blue hare in English:

noun

Another term for mountain hare.
Example sentences
  • Particularly at risk is the mountain, or blue hare, which lives among the moorland heather of the Peaks.
  • Rabbits, young blue hares and ground-nesting birds, are likely to form the major part of its diet in Shetland.
  • Six blue hares and seventeen brown hares were subjected to detailed post mortem examinations.

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