Marsh Rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Marsh Rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris)

Smaller than its more common cousin, the Eastern Cottontail. This bunny swims and since I have a good size pond that is probably why there is a healthy population of these cuties at my place.

Diet: They enjoy Florida Native Plants: cranesbill, plantain or bidens alba, hawkweed leaves, gallberry leaves and elephant foot leaves.

Learn: http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/profiles/mammals/land/marsh-rabbit/

My take: http://web.archive.org/web/20120409052222/http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/hippity-hoppity.html

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