Hispid Hare is another sort of endangered species in India, mostly found in the South Asian region of the world.In India these are mostly found in the Himalayan region, while few in UP as well as West Bengal,rest in South Asia these are found in Nepal, Bangladesh. These are generally of dark brown in colour and have a white abdomen. It’s ears are short, and its back legs are not much larger than the front legs .Males weigh lighter than the females, their diet consists mainly of bark, shoots and roots of grasses, including thatch species, and occasionally crops.Hispid hares have had considerably decrease in the population due to deforestation, increased cultivation, grazing and the burning of thatch, Increased demand for meat and other human induced changes. Recently it has been reported that there has been about 77% decrease in population of Hispid’s in Assam, and will decrease considerably in other places if proper measures aren’t taken.
Hispid Hare (Caprolagus hispidus)