- The Great Jack-Rabbit Roundup
1935 Seward, Kansas The Great Depression, Rabbit Drives, Jack Rabbit Roundup, Kansas, Dust Bowl
When one thinks of the Dust Bowl one normally envisions the swirling dust, the storms, the poverty, and the despair. A little discussed consequence of the Dust Bowl was the effect that it had on the wildlife. An ever decreasing food supply was driving the jack-rabbits out of their native habitats and forcing them onto the plains in rapidly increasing numbers. Once on the plains these rabbits began...