The Black-Tailed Jackrabbit is located throughout the Diet
southwestern United States and parts of Mexico, mostly
in desert and sagebrush habitats.
The diet of the Black-Tailed Jackrabbit consists of cacti,
sagebrush, grasses, clover and other plants..
Black-Tailed Jackrabbits do not dig burrows to dwell in.
Rather, they prefer to sleep above ground to be able to
hear predators that may be near.
Approximate size of a Black-Tailed Jackrabbit:
20 - 24 inches in length.
Average weight of a Black-Tailed Jackrabbit:
Weight is approximately 7 - 8 lbs.
The pregnancy period of a female lasts between 30 - 45
days. Each litter will usually consist of 2 - 6 young. The
mating season lasts year round.