White-sided Jackrabbit fewer than 100 remaining in the U.S., An increasing threat in the U.S. is road mortality due to collisions with Border Patrol vehicles.
White-sided jackrabbit Lepus callotis
Since 2008 petitions have been submitted to the Secretary of the Interior to protect (list) the white-sided jackrabbit under the Endangered Species Act. yet the government denied the petition to list this jackrabbit as “threatened” or “endangered” under the Act. This rare rabbit numbers fewer than 100 in the United States.