from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Siberian hare, Lepus tolai.
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The main representatives are the mountain hare (Lepus tolai), Korean field mouse (Apodemus peninsulae), squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), and root vole (Microtus oeconomus).
Biodiversity FeaturesThe most common northern desert mammals are the long-eared hedgehog (Erinaceus auritus), long-quilled hedgehog (Piracohinus hypomelas), and tolai hare (Lepus tolai).
The sand dune deserts of Tsugar els and Altan els have Tolai hare Lepus tolai, daurian partridge Perdix dauuricae, houbara and great bustards Chlamydotis undulata and Otis tarda (VU); and the specialized species five-toed dwarf jerboa Cardiocranius paradoxus (VU) and northern three-toed jerboa Dipos sagitta.
The most common desert mammals are the long-eared hedgehog (Erinaceus auritus), long-quilled hedgehog (Piracohinus hypomelas), and tolai hare (Lepus tolai).
Along with fox (Vulpes vulpes) and corsac (Vulpes corsac), one can find long-eared hedgehog (Hemiechinus auritus), tolai hare (Lepus tolai), jackal (Canis aureus), badger (Meles meles), many rodent species such as ground squirrels (Spermophilus spp.), gerbils (Meriones spp.), and jerboas (Allactaga spp.).
Notable fauna are rodents such as mountain hare (Lepus tolai), Korean field mouse (Apodemus peninsulae), and squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) and birds such as Dalmation pelican (Pelicanus crispus), white spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia), and black stork (Ciconia nigra).
Species more common to the juniper forests and higher altitudes include marmots (Marmota), tolai hares (Lepus tolai), Turkestan red pikas (Ochotona rufescens), juniper voles (Microtus juldaschi) and Siberian roe deer (Capreolus capreolus).
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