lawn pest - Knowledgebase Question

appleton, Wi
Question by flstcdav
October 11, 2009
I have something that makes a small hole in the lawn( the size of a grapefruit)and uses grass to make a nest. It also burros groves in the grass. had it last year this time in the fall.

Answer from NGA
October 11, 2009


Wisconsin has an abundant cottontail rabbit population. They often nest in lawns by making a shallow depression and covering it with fur or a grass blanket. The mother leaves the litter of four to six babies in the nest during the day and returns each night to nurse them. This may be what you are seeing.

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