Arctic Hare

Bun was an important part of camp life at the Canadian Museum of Nature's High Arctic Research Station on Bathurst Island in spring of 1974. She adapted the presence of researchers into her daily routine and showed no fear at their close approach. Bun accompanied people on walks around camp and was once even coaxed to ride on a toboggan! Bun was an important factor in David Gray's decision to study Arctic hare (Lepus arcticus) behaviour in future years.

Image credits: George Reynolds
Canadian Museum of Nature

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