Amami rabbit

Noun.  'Pentalagus furnessia'', a primitive dark-furred rabbit found on two islands (Amami and Toku-no-Shima) in southern Japan. A nocturnal, forest-dwelling animal with short legs, a somewhat bulky body, rather large and curved claws. Its ears are significantly smaller than those of other rabbits or hares.

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