|It is a normad, staying temporarily at some sheltered spot behind a stone or under a bush.
|It is a fossorial animal, living in a permanent home, which is a burrow of its own excavation in the ground.
|The pinna is longer and has a black tip
|The pinna is comparatively short and is without a black tip.
|The hind limbs are longer.
|The hind limbs are shorter.
|In the fore limbs, the radius is longer than the humerus and the claws are not so strong as in rabbit.
|In the fore limbs, the radius is shorter than the humerus and the claws are very stout for digging.
|It is solitary in nature.
|It is gregarious in nature.
|The young ones at birth are quite strong, have fur and have open eyes.
|The young ones at birth are weak, without fur and are blind.
|It is a good runner and can keep up a great speed for a long distance.
|It is a good runner, but can run swiftly only for a short distance. For this reason, it never ventures far from its burrow.
|The danger signal is a sound produced by grinding the incisors against each other.
|The danger signal is a sound produced by thumping the ground with the hind limbs.
|There is no groove on the incisors of the upper jaw.
|The incisors or the upper jaw are marked by a vertical groove on the outer surface.
|It doesn’t thrive in captivity.
|It forms a good domestic pet.
|It usually feeds at night, i.e. nocturnal.
|It usually feeds at dusk and dawn, i.e. crepuscular
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