Tolai hare

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Tolai hare
Lepus tolai; Baikonur 01.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Genus: Lepus
Subgenus: Proeulagus
Species: L. tolai
Binomial name
Lepus tolai
Pallas, 1778
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Tolai hare range

The Tolai hare (Lepus tolai) is a species of hare found in Central Asia, Mongolia, and Northern and Central China. It inhabits semi-desert, steppes, rocky habitats, and forest meadows. It is relatively common, even in areas with heavy human disturbance, due to its fast reproductive rate. It is mainly active at dusk but occasionally is active during the day.[1]

Young Tolai hare


  1. ^ Aulagnier S.; P. Haffner, A. J. Mitchell-Jones, F. Moutou & J. Zima (2009) Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, A&C Black, London.