The jackalope is a mythical animal of North American folklore. A fearsome critter, described as a jackrabbit with antelope horns. The word “jackalope” is a combination of “jackrabbit” and “antelope”. Although the jackrabbit is not a rabbit, and the pronghorn is not an antelope.
Also, many jackalope taxidermy mounts, including the original, are actually made with deer antlers.
Why can’t Jackalopes be real? They might be the most believable of all the mythical creatures appearing on this list. Stories of this horned rabbit go back all the way to the 17th century with several reported sightings throughout the centuries. Unfortunately, the Jackalope only exists within our hearts and minds.
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