The distribution of a new species of striped rabbitNesolagus timminsi Averianov, Abramov et Tikhonov, 2000 is restricted to the central part of the Annamite Mountains, along the border between Vietnam and Laos. A low density of separated populations and hunting pressure in Vietnam already makes this species critically endangered.
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Can, D.N., Abramov, A.V., Tikhonov, A.N. et al. Annamite striped rabbitNesolagus timminsi in Vietnam. Acta Theriol 46, 437–440 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03192450
- striped rabbit
- Nesolagus timminsi