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Endangered - #69 Volcano Rabbit (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugApr 12, 2022, 8:54:01 AM

The Volcano Rabbit or also known as the Teporingo or Zacatuche is a species of rabbit native to Mexico and is listed as endangered.

Reasons for endangered status - Habitat loss, habitat destruction, agriculture, urban construction, wildfires.

Conservation efforts - They live in protected areas, hunting and trading are illegal and they are bred in captivity.

Volcano Rabbit Facts - 

Science Name: Romerolagus diazi

Size:  30 cm

Weight: 390 - 600 g

Native Locations: Mexico 

Lifespan: 7 - 9 years

Population:  6,000 

Conservation status: Endangered (EN)


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