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#3154478 - 02/06/13 09:38 PM Appalachian cottontail
Doskil
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Anybody ever hunted Appalachian cottontail rabbits?
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#3154574 - 02/07/13 03:59 AM Re: Appalachian cottontail [Re: Doskil]
mike243
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Never knew there was a such until seen a heartland clip on Tv 1 morning.I forgot at what elevation & area they are found.
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#3156654 - 02/08/13 06:55 PM Re: Appalachian cottontail [Re: mike243]
timberjack86
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I guess thats what we have here on the plateau so yes...I think.
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#3157438 - 02/09/13 03:22 PM Re: Appalachian cottontail [Re: timberjack86]
guthooked
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They live on the balds primarily. Not sure there are any you can hunt.
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#3158448 - 02/10/13 10:42 AM Re: Appalachian cottontail [Re: guthooked]
Doskil
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Yeah I assume they live more on the Cumberland Plateau than other places in TN.
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#3158465 - 02/10/13 11:07 AM Re: Appalachian cottontail [Re: Doskil]
cecil30-30
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I believe I read somewhere that they like to live at elevations of 2500ft and higher..So I doubt there are many on the plateau and are restricted to the Smokies..

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


Edited by cecil30-30 (02/10/13 11:09 AM)
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