Take This Quiz To See If You’re A “Sage Whiz” – Pygmy Rabbit

tiny pygmy rabbit

June 7, 2017

Cool Facts About The Pygmy Rabbit

1. Sagebrush provides 99% of the pygmy rabbit’s diet.

2. The adorable creature is the smallest rabbit in North America.

3. The pygmy rabbit is the only kind of rabbit to dig its own burrow.

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The vast sagebrush sea sustains 350 species — like the pygmy rabbit — as well as rural communities and our way of life in the American West. The Sage Grouse Initiative works with ranchers on a host of conservation strategies that benefit wildlife and agricultural operations.

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The American West's sagebrush country sustains working lands and wildlife.

The American West’s sagebrush country sustains thousands of ranchers, hundreds of rural communities, and 350 species of plants and animals.

The Sage Grouse Initiative is a partnership-based, science-driven effort that uses voluntary incentives to proactively conserve America’s western rangelands, wildlife, and rural way of life. This initiative is part of Working Lands For Wildlife, which is led by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.