RIVERINE RABBIT (Bunolagus monticularis)
Critically Endangered. One of the rarest and most endangered mammals in the world, with probably no more than 200 individuals alive. This rabbit has an extremely limited distribution, found only in the central and southern regions of the Karoo Desert of South Africa’s Cape Province. Also known as Boshaas, Buschmannhase, Bushman Rabbit or Hare, Deelfontein Hare, Doekvoetjie, Pondhaas, River Hare, Vleihaas
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The riverine rabbit is unlike most of its kin in one crucial way: It doesn’t breed like a rabbit.
While many rabbit species can raise up to 12 babies per litter and bear multiple litters in a season, the riverine rabbit usually raises one kit at a time—and it lives for just three or four years in the wild. (Read more)