Annamite Striped Rabbit

Natural predators of Annamite striped rabbits are widely unknown, though they are trapped by hunters in the Annamite Mountains.

Natural predators of Annamite striped rabbits are widely unknown, though they are trapped by hunters in the Annamite Mountains.

Molecular analysis indicates that the two diverged from a common ancestor about eight million years ago. They may have survived in forested refugia that remained when glacial ice sheets retreated after the last ice age.


Image | © Noelle M. Brooks, All Rights Reserved
Sources | (Can, Abramov, Tikhonov, & Averianov, 2001; Hoedl, 2012; Osborne, 2015; Tilker, 2013c; Tilker, et al., 2019; The Wikimedia Foundation, 2021a))

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