A fearsome critter] resembling a jack rabbit with antelope horns and a pheasant's tail. It is said to yoddle after lonely cowboys. Contraction of ''jack rabbit'' + ''antelope''.
Did you hear that, Cassidy? It sounds like a jackelope. Reminds me of the hodag] we saw the other day.
An animal whose name is often invoked for poetic reasons. It inspires a mental panorama of the American southwest. It is so moony, so snapshotty, so horse-manes-on-the-mesa!
The American Spotted Jackelope, much like the Serpent of Eden, often makes prey aware of its own nudity before eating it.