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#5614094 - 02/22/15 09:14 PM Monster Jackrabbit
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Buddy on another forum I am on took this beast a few days ago:



He is holding it forward which makes it look a little bigger than it really is but it is still the biggest Jack I have ever seen. Supposedly 15 lbs.
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#5614100 - 02/22/15 09:17 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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Wow, that's a trophy jackrabbit, if there ever was one.
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#5614104 - 02/22/15 09:19 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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We don't have jacks like that down here...biggun up
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#5614105 - 02/22/15 09:19 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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#5614118 - 02/22/15 09:22 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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Odessa, Texas jackrabbits.



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#5614128 - 02/22/15 09:27 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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That looks more like a domestic Flemish Giant than a jackrabbit to me. confused2
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#5614132 - 02/22/15 09:28 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: dogcatcher]
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
Odessa, Texas jackrabbits.





rofl
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#5614146 - 02/22/15 09:33 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: MikeC]
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Originally Posted By: MikeC
That looks more like a domestic Flemish Giant than a jackrabbit to me. confused2


The jacks in this part of the world start at 5 lbs and can get as big as this guy at 15 lbs. Proper name for them is European Hare. They were introduced from eastern Europe or western Asia about 100 years ago and adapted quite well to our terrain. You can tell it is a hare and not a rabbit by the length of the legs. The hind legs on a Flemish are nothing like the legs on this guy. Photo below shows a Flemish which have much shorter legs:



Edited by Hirogen (02/22/15 09:37 PM)
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#5614162 - 02/22/15 09:42 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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#5614176 - 02/22/15 09:47 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: blackcoal]
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Originally Posted By: blackcoal


As I said this is actually a European Hare - we just call them jack rabbits. See:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_hare


Edited by Hirogen (02/22/15 09:47 PM)
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#5614268 - 02/22/15 10:32 PM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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That's a bigun.
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#5614579 - 02/23/15 08:12 AM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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Looks tasty chef grill food
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#5614612 - 02/23/15 08:23 AM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: Hirogen]
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That looks like a small deer! I bet those eat a lot better than our variety. up
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#5614616 - 02/23/15 08:24 AM Re: Monster Jackrabbit [Re: tdecker22]
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That's a bigun.

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