|Mountain leveret near the storage container (Photo: D. McKay-Bukowski)|
|Mountain leveret under the High-Band Antenna array (Photo: J. Keskitalo)|
The Finnish word for mountain hare is jänis. This is also a slang word for someone who is a bit shy and reserved. The Latin scientific name of the mountain hare is Lepus timidus . So as you might imagine, these are not particularly bold creatures and we are lucky to get photographs of them.