A Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) stands out from his surrounds in the Cairngorms National Park, UK.
Tesni Ward / Biosphoto
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Shooting date : 2017-02-25
Mountain Hares have evolved to change their coat colour to white during winter, as an attempt to camouflage and hide from their natural predators. Unfortunately with a warming climate and less snow forecast each year, this trait is now detrimental, causing them to stand out.