Common name: European hare
Scientific name: Lepus europaeus
Nutrition: Herbaceous plants, fruits, mushrooms; tree and shrub bark.
Features: Its long hind legs are used to pounce in search of food or to make deft escapes. It does not dig burrows and during the day rests in hiding places in bushes or in depressions in the ground. They have an excellent sense of sight, smell and hearing, thanks to which they spot predators and make their escape.
Curiosity: During the run, it can reach up to 60 km/h.