This Adorable Bunny Needs Our Help
This cute little guy is no ordinary rabbit. Found only in a few pockets between Maine and New York City, the New England cottontail is sometimes confused with its nearly identical cousin, the Eastern cottontail rabbit. Despite their strong legs that allow them to run at top speeds from predators, they are being pushed out of their native habitats by invasive species and expanding metropolises. Today, the future of the species hangs in the balance.
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