Sunday, September 13, 2009

MFS - Strange But True - Creatures / Animals 7


The Hispid Hare, Caprolagus hispidus, is a leporid native to the foothills of the Himalaya. This hare was formerly widely distributed but its habitat is much reduced and degraded by deforestation, cultivation, and human settlement, and now it is confined to isolated regions in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam.There were an estimated 110 hispid hares worldwide in 2001.It is one of the worlds rarest animals.
Read more about this truly rare animal on MFS,better pic of the animal on the website!

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