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Brown Hare Collection (#4)

The brown hare, scientifically known as Lepus europaeus, is a fascinating creature found in various habitats across Europe and Africa

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown (European) Hare Lepus europaeus buck chasing doe Norfolk

Brown (European) Hare Lepus europaeus buck chasing doe Norfolk

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown hare (Lepus europaeus), Islay, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Brown hare (Lepus europaeus), Islay, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare, Lepus europaeus, adult in meadow eating, National Park Lake Neusiedl

Brown Hare, Lepus europaeus, adult in meadow eating, National Park Lake Neusiedl, Burgenland, Austria, April

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Common / European Hare - tracks in the snow - Overijssel - The Netherlands

Common / European Hare - tracks in the snow - Overijssel - The Netherlands
VG-5482 Common / European Hare - tracks in the snow Overijssel - The Netherlands Lepus europaeus Paul Van Gaalen contact details: prints@ardea.com tel: +44 (0) 20 8318 1401

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: European / Brown Hare - in poppy field

European / Brown Hare - in poppy field
SM-2677 European / Brown Hare - in poppy field Burgenland Lepus europaeus Stefan Meyers contact details: prints@ardea.com tel: +44 (0) 20 8318 1401

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare, Lepus europaeus, adult in meadow, National Park Lake Neusiedl, Burgenland

Brown Hare, Lepus europaeus, adult in meadow, National Park Lake Neusiedl, Burgenland, Austria

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare, Lepus europaeus, young eating, National Park Lake Neusiedl, Burgenland

Brown Hare, Lepus europaeus, young eating, National Park Lake Neusiedl, Burgenland, Austria

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare - in snow - Lincolnshire - UK

Brown Hare - in snow - Lincolnshire - UK
DAC-242 Brown Hare - in snow Lincolnshire - UK Lepus capensis David Chapman Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare Lepus lepus Norfolk winter

Brown Hare Lepus lepus Norfolk winter

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: European Brown Hare Lepus europaeus Yare Valley Norfolk winter

European Brown Hare Lepus europaeus Yare Valley Norfolk winter

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare lepus capensis coming to drink Salthouse Norfolk April

Brown Hare lepus capensis coming to drink Salthouse Norfolk April

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: African hare or Cape hare or brown hare (Lepus capensis), Serengeti National Park

African hare or Cape hare or brown hare (Lepus capensis), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa

Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare (Lepus capensis) eating grass in a meadow, with leaves sticking out of mouth Argyll

Brown Hare (Lepus capensis) eating grass in a meadow, with leaves sticking out of mouth Argyll, Scotland
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Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare (Lepus capensis) resting in a grassy meadow. Argyll, Scotland, UK

Brown Hare (Lepus capensis) resting in a grassy meadow. Argyll, Scotland, UK
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Background imageBrown Hare Collection: Brown Hare (Lepus capensis) running photographed mid stride in a grassy meadow, head on Argyll

Brown Hare (Lepus capensis) running photographed mid stride in a grassy meadow, head on Argyll, Scotland
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The brown hare, scientifically known as Lepus europaeus, is a fascinating creature found in various habitats across Europe and Africa. In Norfolk during the springtime, these hares engage in an intriguing behavior called boxing. This unique spectacle showcases their agility and strength as they playfully spar with one another. During the summer months, you can spot the European brown hare peacefully grazing in meadows of Norfolk, UK. Against the backdrop of vibrant greenery, these hares blend seamlessly into their surroundings while enjoying a leisurely meal. In another breathtaking scene captured on camera, a brown hare gracefully traverses through a poppy field. The contrast between its rich brown fur and the vivid red flowers creates an enchanting sight that truly epitomizes nature's beauty. While we often associate this species with Europe, it also has a presence in Africa. The African hare or Cape hare (Lepus capensis) shares similarities with its European counterpart but boasts distinct characteristics that make it equally captivating to observe. Closer to home in Wirral, England during May, the European hare makes its appearance. These majestic creatures roam freely amidst picturesque landscapes and serve as a reminder of our diverse wildlife heritage. Even during winter months when fields are blanketed by snow-covered wheat crops in Norfolk, the resilient brown hares continue to brave harsh conditions for survival. Their ability to adapt and thrive is truly awe-inspiring. Traveling further east to Bavaria, Germany we find yet another stunning image of a brown hare basking under warm sunlight on a summer meadow. This idyllic setting perfectly captures the essence of tranquility that surrounds these magnificent animals. Back again in Norfolk during springtime reveals more instances of playful boxing among European brown hares. This behavior not only serves as courtship rituals but also helps establish dominance within their social hierarchy.