This pin was originally labeled Rabbit , so I pinned it to my bunny board. This morning a fellow pinner brought to my attention that this beautiful creature is a viscacha , and actually belongs to the rodent family. That's one cute rodent !
The snowshoe hare changes color from brown to snow white in winter. That way it blends in with the Canadian taiga, a harsh biome of deep snowfall and below-freezing temperatures for over half the year.