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Brown Hare?

Observed: 20th September 2013 By: sgwarnogsgwarnog’s reputation in Mammalssgwarnog’s reputation in Mammalssgwarnog’s reputation in Mammals
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No obvious signs of trauma, I'm not sure what brought the end to this hare(?) on the top of the moors.

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the naturalist man's picture

Dead hare

Could be lots of things that killed the hare, poisoned grain put down for rats; cold & wet - hypothermia; chased by dogs till it collapsed . . . It is also not obvious if it had been shot or bitten as the long hairs can cover the wounds.

Graham Banwell

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