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The Western Jackalope (Lepus Tempermentalus)
- Size: Males to 24?, Females to 20?
- Weight: Avg. 6 to 8 lbs. Binge up to 12 lbs.
- Horns: Up to 12 inches across; 2 to 3 points common
- Coat: Tawny-brown, lighter on chest and underside
- Disposition: Secretive, easily agitated
- Habitat: Grasslands and KOA Campgrounds
- Range: Western North America into Canada
- Diet: Grasses, beenie weenies, smores
- Mating Ritual: Only during intense lightning strikes
- Population: Less than 10,000 (2000 Census)
- Predators: Taxidermists and tourists
- Status: Endangered to threatened
- Traits: Sure footed and agile; nocturnal; opportunistic; crude ability to mimic campground chatter; fondness for whiskey and Harley Davidson oil lines; will attack if cornered or provoked
Reportedly, jackalopes are extremely shy when being approached. If you encounter a jackalope, quickly fall to the ground, and remain calm and still while humming the Roy Rogers song, “Happy Trails to You.”