Eastern Cottontail

From Children of StarClan

Noimage.png Eastern Cottontail
Cat Given Name: Rabbit
Common Name(s): Eastern Cottontail
Other Name(s):
Scientific Name(s): Sylvilagus floridanus
Physical Description: A squat, round bodied animal with large hind feet, long ears and a fluffy white tail. The fur runs the gamut from rusty to grayish brown, all with a white underside.
Physical Statistics: Length: 15 - 19 Inches (39 - 48 Centimeters)
Weight: 2 - 3.5 Pounds (0.5 - 1.5 Kilograms)
Behavior: Easily frightened and not much of a fighter, the cottonttail is a docile creature that is made a challenge to hunt only by its speed (which is surpassed only by the hare) and agility. They feed on grasses and flowers all while keeping a sharp watch for predators.
Social Organization: Solitary; Cottontails come together only for the fall mating season.
Approval Level*: None; Rabbits are common in all of the clan territories (most notably WindClan) and in accordance needs no approval.
Kill Difficulty: Moderate; While not possessing any weapons, they do have a firm kick that couples well with their sizable bodies.
Hunting Difficulty: Specialty - Chase; Due to their speed and size, it does take a certain amount of careful training for a warrior to be well prepared to take down a rabbit.
Food Quality: High; Succulent and juicy in addition to rich and healthful
*Some creatures require approval to appear in RP. This is to make sure the Admins and Mods who need to know are fully aware of a species currently active in their area.
These ratings are mainly for those creatures that are uncommon or pose a threat of some sort to the cats.