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This section offers a range of educational and fun activities. Many are linked to science curricula. Anyone -- including educators, families and students -- who is interested in this small mammal will find information and enjoyment. So hop on in and join us!

Image 2) A young Arctic hare.

Enlarge image.A young Arctic hare in September with an almost-white coat, on Bathurst Island, Nunavut.

 
Image 3) Several hares near a large rock in the landscape.

Enlarge image.Even in summer, Arctic hares congregate around large rocks to rest in the warmth of the sun.

     
Image 4) A person feeding a carrot to an Arctic hare.

Enlarge image.Feeding Bun, the Arctic hare, a fresh carrot from a biologist's lunch bag.

 
Image 5) An Arctic hare.

Enlarge image.A yawning, stretching, Arctic hare.

   

 

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