Gallery description : picture of a pika

Pika is a mammal that generally inhabits mountainous areas. It has a fur skin and can run up to 24km/h (15mph). Pika which methodical name is ochotona minor usually grows 18-22cm (7-9in) and has a weight 75-290g (2.6-10oz). The animal lives 3-6 years in a solitary lifestyle. Favourite food: grasses, weeds, thistles

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Facts about pikas
NamePika
Main PreyGrasses, weeds, thistles
ColourBlack, brown, grey, white, tan
ClassMammalia
TypeMammal
LifestyleSolitary
GenusOchotona
Life Span3-6 years
Scientific NameOchotona minor
Size18-22cm (7-9in)
HabitatMountainous areas
Conservation StatusLeast concern
PredatorsWeasel, eagle, dogs
PhylumChordata
KingdomAnimalia
Top Speed24km/h (15mph)
Skin TypeFur
Average Litter Size3
FamilyOchotonidae
OrderLagomorpha
Weight75-290g (2.6-10oz)
DietHerbivore
Image Details
Description Picture of a pika. Endangered Ili Pika first sighted since 1983 - Business Insider
Width 1131 pixels
Heigh 803 pixels
File type JPG
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