Pika

animals that start with p : Pika

Pika

The pika is any member of the Ochotonidae, which is identified by its rounded ears, brief arm or legs. and also short tail. This little animal native to chilly climates is found in North America and also central Asia.

Identifiable by its piercing alarm system telephone call, pika is often referred to as the “whistling hare”. Adult pikas action 15-25 centimeters in size and also about 170-400 g in weight.

This diurnal 9active during the night) animal has big ears and sports soft fur; gray-brown upperparts and also white on the belly. A known herbivore, it preys on lawns, leaves, twigs, herbs and bark.

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