Sage the Pygmy Rabbit is a member of the smallest species of rabbit in North America, weighing less than a pound. The Pygmy Rabbit primarily eats sagebrush and is the only rabbit species in North America that digs its own burrows. Sage and the small amount of remaining Pygmy Rabbits can be found in Washington. Utah, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, California, and Montana. This species went between the Threatened and Endangered list throughout the 90’s, however, it was officially classified as Endangered in 2003.
Endangered Animals Initiative
Frontier is dedicated to bringing awareness to the endangered animals within the continental U.S.A. You can learn more about our endangered animal tails here.