What is it about?

Hares changing color from brownish grey to white in winter over two years.

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Why is it important?

Many arctic animals change to white in winter to avoid aerial predation


The study was part of my PhD at Aberdeen University

John Flux
Totara Chambers Ltd

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This page is a summary of: Colour change of Mountain hares (Lepus timidus scoticus) in north-east Scotland, Journal of Zoology, August 2009, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1970.tb01270.x.
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