Mammals

Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Funny that black-tailed jackrabbits aren’t rabbits at all, they are hares. Unlike rabbits, hares are precocial, meaning that they are born ready for life. Baby jackrabbits, called leverets, are born complete with fur, open eyes, and can run within just…

Northern Elephant Seal

Northern Elephant Seal

Once thought to be extinct, northern elephant seals have made a tremendous comeback. And that’s great news because they are amazing animals. Named for the long noses of the males, northern elephant seals are huge, up to 16 feet long…