Mountain Hare plays in the snow in Scotland by Karen Miller (6 images)

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This mountain hare seems to be having great fun sliding downhill as it rolls playfully in the snow to clean off its fur. The shy animal came out to play after digging itself a snow-hole on a hill in the Scottish Highlands.

Amateur photographer Karen Miller sat in the cold for hours waiting for the animal to come out to play. The keen naturalist, from Glasgow, who took the photographs while holidaying in the Highlands this week, said: "I spent the day on the hillside.
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