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BBC Wildlife|February 2022
In early spring, spotting a mountain hare is easier than expected
Sophie

MONADLHLIATH MOUNTAINS, SCOTLAND

I HAVE A CONFESSION TO MAKE: species identification is not my strong point. In fact, I’m pretty terrible at it, having once pointed out a family of beavers only to discover it was a female mallard and her entourage of young ducklings. But when it came to searching for the iconic mountain hare in Scotland’s Monadlhliath Mountains for my book, I had renewed hopes for my identification skills.

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