Granada hare

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Granada hare[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Genus: Lepus
L. granatensis
Binomial name
Lepus granatensis
Lepus granatensis range Map.png
Granada hare range
(red - native, pink - introduced, violet - origin uncertain)

The Granada hare (Lepus granatensis), also known as the Iberian hare, is a hare species that can be found on the Iberian Peninsula and on the island of Majorca.


Three subspecies of the Granada hare are known, which vary in colour and size.


  1. ^ Hoffman, R.S.; Smith, A.T. (2005). "Order Lagomorpha". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 199–200. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ Soriguer, R. & Carro, F. 2019. Lepus granatensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T41306A2953195. Downloaded on 12 April 2021.
  3. ^ Miller, G. S. (1907). "Two new forms of Spanish Hare". The Annals and Magazine of Natural History; Zoology, Botany, and Geology. 7. 20 (99): 398–401.