British Wildlife 15.2 December 2003

Mountain Hares in the Peak District

The Mountain Hare Lepus timidus is probably our only native lagomorph; the Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus was surely introduced by the Normans, while the Brown Hare Lepus europaeus is probably a Celtic introduction (Yalden 1999).

Gilfach – an upland farm and nature reserve Wildlife reports
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