Desert Cottontail Rabbit

Desert Cottontail Rabbit

1 of 2 species of rabbits found in Orange County, Desert Cottontails can be identified by their cottonball like tail. The lifespan of these rabbits is only around 2 years or less as they are predated on by many other animals like hawks, eagles, owls, coyotes, bobcats, and mountain lions.

Desert Cottontail Rabbit