Lepus timidus

Gray wolf

The mountain hare‘s fur changes with the seasons, grey-brownish in the summer, white in the winter. Mountain hares sleep with their eyes open. Their long ears help them to detect predators early. In colder regions mountain hares tend to have smaller ears, which minimizes the loss of energy.

Life expectancy: 8 years
Size: 60 cm
Weight: 5.3 kg
Habitat (maximum height): 3800 m
Group size: 24
Young per litter / clutch: 2
Group: Kleine Säugetiere/Hasenartige

Phoebus Apollo

Save half a square meter of unspoiled nature with every quartet game


Nature can only remain beautiful when we grant it sufficient space. That's why for every sold quartet game we make a little donation to the regional federation of bird protection in Bavaria (Landesverband für Vogelschutz in Bayern e.V., LBV) to protect half a square meter of unspoiled nature. The LBV does not only protect the biosphere. It also runs an eagle hut in Bad Hindelang, one of the best spots to be informed about and to observe golden eagles, which is only one of there many environmental projects.

Poster of the Alpine animals

Mountain hare and 31 other Alpine animals on one poster - from A as in Alpine cough to Y as in yellow-bellied toad.

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