Jackrabbit with backlit ears - Big Bend National Park, Texas
Jackrabbit with backlit ears - Big Bend National Park, Texas

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Caption   The huge ears of a Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) are backlit by the sun in Big Bend National Park, Texas. The numerous veins in the ears help to regulate heat in the harsh desert environment. The jackrabbit is sometimes known as the American desert hare.
Photo Id   w1420-7604-cd039
Date and Time   May 15, 2012   6:38 PM
Location   Big Bend National Park, Texas
latitude 29° 32' 56.0" N       longitude 103° 7' 48.0" W
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