The Arctic Hare is located in extreme northern Canada Diet
and various parts of Greenland.
The Arctic Hare's diet consists of buds, berries, twigs, Habitat
mosses, woody plants and other types of vegetation that
can be found in the tundra.
Arctic Hares can be found in various tundra areas of
Greenland and northern Canada. They will sometimes
forage shelters in the snow to help them survive the
extremely cold temperatures of the tundra.
Size and Description
The average length of an Arctic Hare is about 20 - 26
inches. Their weight will usually be between 8 and 14
pounds. Arctic Hares have an all white coat in the
winter, and in the summer the coat may change to a blue-
gray or gray-brown coat. Arctic Hares have large hind
feet that enable them to move very quickly across the
snow. They also have claws that help them to dig
through the snow when looking for mosses or other
vegetation to eat.
Arctic Hares will mate in early spring and the female will
give birth to a litter usually in June or early July.