Frequently believed to be an American hoax created in 1939, the tales of jackalopes, horned hares, and deerbunnies (also known in Latin as Lepus cornutus) travel back hundreds of years under various names.
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Jackalopes in Wyoming - Myth or Reality?
References folklore sightings, and of becoming Wyoming's official mythical creature.
Encyclopedia article includes the legend and modern references.
Article style essay on the mythical creature, origin theories, online research issues, and the mascot of Douglas, Wyoming. (June 05, 2008)
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