Jim Gilbert's Nature Notes: Snowshoe hares going nearly white

  • by: Jim Gilbert , Special to the Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 14, 2013 - 1:20 PM

Sometimes known as the “rabbits” of northern Minnesota, snowshoe hares have been changing from brown to their white winter coats. By now they are nearly white, except for the black tips of their ears. They will remain this way until April.

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