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The '''hare''' is a mammalian quadraped of the genus ''Lepus'' that superficially resembles the [[rabbit]]. A young hare is a ''leveret''. Native to [[Europe]] they compete with the introduced [[rabbit]].
 
The '''hare''' is a mammalian quadraped of the genus ''Lepus'' that superficially resembles the [[rabbit]]. A young hare is a ''leveret''. Native to [[Europe]] they compete with the introduced [[rabbit]].
   

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The hare is a mammalian quadraped of the genus Lepus that superficially resembles the rabbit. A young hare is a leveret. Native to Europe they compete with the introduced rabbit.

They are a symbol of fertility and are uncommon as a historical heraldic device.