Maukin

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Maukins
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Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Faimily: Leporidae
Genus: Lepus
Linnaeus, 1758
Teep species
Lepus timidus
Species

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Maukins, whiles kent as donies or bawds, are smaw yerbivorous mammals sib tae kinnens. There are thirty or thereawa kyne o maukin nor win in Eurasie, Africae an North Americae, wi ilka species kythin differs in hue, binn an gates. Maukins forordinar leeve bi thair lane, but can bi whiles foond marrowed forby. Young maukins, cried leprones, are born able, wi sicht an hair, raither nor the the blin, scaldie get o kinnens. The maist feck o maukins are fast rinners, an hae skrank, slamber binns tae sit this. Thair lang, strang shanks lea thaim lowp forrit an whid at heich speed, raxin speeds o 80km/h at thair heechmaist an 60km/h forordinar.

Twathry kyne o maukin are hamelt tae Scotlandː

  • The broun maukin (Lepus europaeus)
  • The white maukin or cuttie (Lepus timidus)