Brush Rabbit

More Signs to Look For
when Tracking Brush Rabbits

Brush Rabbit Feeding Signs
Brush Rabbit Tunnels and Runs
Brush Rabbit Scat Page

Main Brush Rabbit Page


Brush rabbit scat. Photo copyright Kim A.
                      Cabrera 2008.

Brush rabbit scat with a penny for size comparison. The penny is 3/4 inch across.
Brush rabbit scats. Photo copyright Kim A.
                    Cabrera 2008.

Brush rabbit scats found in one of its runs. Brush rabbits produce two kinds of scat. One is the dry one you see here. The other is moist and still has nutrients remaining in it. These scats are re-ingested and passed through the digestive system again. This is called coprophagy. Many rabbit species do this. For those living in climates where it is difficult to find food easily, this is a way of adapting to the conditions of their environment.

Brush rabbit scats inside a tunnel with feeding
                    signs. Photo copyright Kim A. Cabrera 2008.
Feeding signs on rush stems with scats nearby in a brush rabbit tunnel through the tall grass.
Brush rabbit scats on leaf. Photo copyright Kim
                    A. Cabrera 2008.

Cluster of brush rabbit scats found on leaves inside its run. Scats are composed of very compressed vegetation, and look like tiny balls of sawdust.

Brush rabbit scats with penny for size
                    comparison. Photo copyright Kim A. Cabrera 2008.
Brush rabbit scats found in a run.



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