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Yarkand hare

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Yarkand hare

Yarkand hare
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Genus: Lepus
Species: L. yarkandensis
Binomial name
Lepus yarkandensis
Günther, 1875
Yarkand hare range

The Yarkand or Yarkland hare (Lepus yarkandensis) is a species of mammal in the Leporidae family. It is endemic to China. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • Lagomorph Specialist Group 1996. Lepus yarkandensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 31 July 2007.
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