18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Desert Hare

Close up of a Cape hare (Lepus capensis) resting in the shade of low desert bush, hiding from the 45°C heat still burning around while still shedding it's fur.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Israel
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © Eran Gissis