Pikas

Pikas

Order : Lagomorpha
Family : Ochotonidae
Genus : Ochotona

 

Animals in the genus Ochotona

Alpine pika
Northern pika
American pika
Afghan pika
Facts about the genus Ochotona, the pikas

Main Entry: ochotona ochotona is one of more than 1,000,000 entries available at Merriam-WebsterUnabridged. (Full text)

aichi-med pika (Ochotona) is a small rabbit weighing around 200g Pika

Italics indicate scientific names of various rabbits and their relatives--Sylvilagus is the genus name for various cottontails; Lepus is the genus of hares, including jackrabbits; and Ochotona is the genus for pikas, little bunny-like critters that live among rocks in the mountains. (Full text)

Ochotona is the sole living genus of the family Ochotonidae, and its members lack several special skeletal modifications present in hares and rabbits (family Leporidae), such as a highly arched skull, relatively upright posture of the head, strong hind limbs and pelvic girdle, and elongation of limbs.

The authorities hold the mistaken belief that the plateau pika or ochotona is the cause of degradation.

Ochotona is the scientific name for the little rodent-looking creatures called Pikas. (Full text)

University of Michigan's Animal Diversity Web that contains complete information on the biology and anatomy of the pikas is found at http://www. (Full text)

The loss of local populations of pikas is especially troubling because most local extinctions of animals are driven by loss of habitat, Beever said.

Printouts The pikas is a small mammal that is also known as the cony and the "rock rabbit" (but they aren't really rabbits).

Skeletal muscle in pikas is not used for sustained activities but is used in short bursts during foraging forays and predator avoidance. (Full text)

Professor Pikas is Professionally Qualified in the areas of marketing, general business and management courses.

don't be embarrassed if you don't know what pikas are. (Full text)

Pikas are highly alert, possessing excellent hearing and vision. (Full text)

01: Pikas Pikas Pikas are small, yellow rodents.

Words on Back: Pikas are furry little creatures who live in rock piles high in the mountains of western North America. (Full text)

Mice are rodents; pikas aren’t.

They’re especially diverse in North America and Eurasia, the only continents where pikas are found.

American pikas are smaller relatives of hares and rabbits, but have short, round ears.

American pikas are typically found in rocky areas, called talus, within alpine regions of the western United States and southwestern Canada.

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