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I don't think rabbits migrate. It might not be a change in migration patterns. It might be a population crash. Rabbit and hare populations can crash by as much as 90% just from disease. If the disease crash is coupled with a high predator population, the remaining 10% is under severe hunting pressure. If there is an alternate prey species for the ...


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This page makes it seem like they do not migrate. Most other plant eaters, like deer and elk, vacate deep snowy areas and migrate to the lowlands, river bottoms, or south-facing slopes that are relatively snow free. Movement through snow, of course, is not nearly so energetically costly to hares as it is to large ungulates, and hares are able to remain ...



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