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White-tailed Jack Rabbit Still Calls Yellowstone Home

Yellowstone Jack Rabbit

According to senior scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society Joel Berger, who’d made claims earlier in the year that the white-tailed jack rabbit had disappeared from Yellowstone, “I’ve got egg on the face, absolutely.”

After Berger’s study was published in the science journal Oryx, six biologists and naturalists contacted Berger with photographic evidence that his claims were false.

That said, Berger still believes the jack rabbit to be in decline.

For more info: http://www.helenair.com/articles/2008/03/07/state/115st_080307_rabbit.txt