All About Black-Tailed
           Jackrabbits




          By Melissa
About the Author
               I like playing outside with
                   my brothers everyday. My
                 ...
Who Am I?
 I am a Black-Tailed
  Jackrabbit. I am
  usually 18-24
  inches long. I
  usually weigh 4-8
  pounds. I have
 ...
The Early Years
                   I give birth to 1-6
                    young at a time. I’m
                    cover...
Habitat Sweet Habitat
 I live in meadows,
  prairies, farmlands,
  sand dunes. I sleep
  in prairies in the
  day.
What’s on the Menu?
               I eat grasses and
                leafy vegetation in
                the summer. I al...
Making Tracks
 Jackrabbit tracks
  can be found in the
  sand , mud, and the
  snow. There are 3
  inner toes and 1
  out...
Simply Irresistible!
                  I have excellent
                   hearing. My ears are
                   5 inch...
Where in the World?
 I can usually be
  found in the
  western United
  States from
  Washington south
  to California ea...
 Did You Know?               Fun Fact!
 A female jackrabbit      They can get into a
  only suckles her          speed...
Book List



   www.nhptv.org/natureworks/blacktailedJack.htm
   www.wonderclub.com/mammals/black-tailedJackrabbit.html
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  1. 1. All About Black-Tailed Jackrabbits By Melissa
  2. 2. About the Author  I like playing outside with my brothers everyday. My favorite sports to play are dance, volleyball, and basketball. I love listening to my Ipod. I love eating Ice Cream on sunny days. My favorite school subjects are Math, Science, and Social. I’m writing about this animal because you can have rabbits for pets.
  3. 3. Who Am I?  I am a Black-Tailed Jackrabbit. I am usually 18-24 inches long. I usually weigh 4-8 pounds. I have really long ears and long front and back legs.
  4. 4. The Early Years  I give birth to 1-6 young at a time. I’m covered with fur and my eyes are open when I’m born. When my mother goes out to find food she hides her young. When she is upon returning they use there call to locate each other. I stay with my mother a few weeks after I’m born.
  5. 5. Habitat Sweet Habitat  I live in meadows, prairies, farmlands, sand dunes. I sleep in prairies in the day.
  6. 6. What’s on the Menu?  I eat grasses and leafy vegetation in the summer. I also eat woody or dried vegetation in the winter.
  7. 7. Making Tracks  Jackrabbit tracks can be found in the sand , mud, and the snow. There are 3 inner toes and 1 outer toe on me.
  8. 8. Simply Irresistible!  I have excellent hearing. My ears are 5 inches long. My hind feet can be 5 3/4 inches long. The common predators of Jackrabbits are Owls, Snakes, Foxes, And Hawks.
  9. 9. Where in the World?  I can usually be found in the western United States from Washington south to California east to Nebraska and Texas. I am a introduced specie to Kentucky and New Jersey.
  10. 10.  Did You Know?  Fun Fact!  A female jackrabbit  They can get into a only suckles her speed of 50 miles young once a day. per hour. When they She doesn’t spend are running fast more than 5-10 they can leap as minutes with high as 5 feet. them.It flashes the underside of its tail when threatened.
  11. 11. Book List  www.nhptv.org/natureworks/blacktailedJack.htm  www.wonderclub.com/mammals/black-tailedJackrabbit.html  http://www.greglasley.net/Images/Black-tail-Jackrabbit-0001.jpg picture slide 1  http://www.gpnc.org/images/jpegs/animals/jackbt.jpg picture slide 2  http://www.wildcarebayarea.org/images/content/pagebuilder/11660.jp g picture slide 3  http://www.balm.gov/education/expert/5/images/sagebrush1.jpg picture slide 4  http://www.humboldt.net/~tracker/blkjr.gif picture slide 5  http://tkfiles.storage.msn.com/x1pIjpkUX- 8gH9DkIDkDkmIo02EzP9PKMp_PPfuAmJV7IjOKwdiq7aRkW5JB6u8T7Q0Fx 5LV14S_r1LO3lHgi9GNASEsfuY5wF_OcB1yRc5RpBJe0G_2ko8NQ picture slide 6  http://farm1.static.flickr.com/56/193905306_45c5dbff52.jpg?v=0 picture slide 7  http://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/map/thumb/taap1.gif picture slide 8
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