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The little-known pika

Robert Thomas Orr

The little-known pika

by Robert Thomas Orr

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pikas

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert T. Orr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.L33 O77
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4542406M
    ISBN 100025939602
    LC Control Number77009301

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Free shipping for many products. American pikas are small chinchilla-like mammals, related to rabbits and hares. They are one of thirty species of the genus Ochotona, also known as rock rabbits or conies, found in Eastern Europe, the steppes and mountains of Asia, and western North ofstaff at Western units of the National Park Service, including Crater Lake National Park, are conducting studies of pika.

Thomas's pika (Ochotona thomasi), also known as the Thomas-pika, is a species of small mammal in the pika family, fur on its upper body is reddish brown in summer, and mouse grey in winter. It is a generalist herbivore threatened by habitat loss, being found on isolated peaks of the eastern Qilian Mountains in Qinghai, Gansu, and northwestern Sichuan, in : Mammalia.

Pika By Lawrence Powers American pikas are small chinchilla-like mammals, related to rabbits and hares. They are one of thirty species of the genus Ochotona, also known as rock rabbits or conies, found in Eastern Europe, the steppes and mountains of Asia, and western North America.

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The large-eared pika of the Himalayas and nearby mountains is found at heights of more than 6, m (20, ft. The little-known pika by Robert T Orr (Book) 5 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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The alpine pika (Ochotona alpina) is a species of small mammal in the pika family, summer pelage of different subspecies varies drastically but, in general, it is dark or cinnamon brown, turning to grey with a yellowish tinge during the alpine pika is found in western Mongolia, eastern Kazakhstan, and Russia (Tuva, Irkutsk, Altai, and Krasnoyarsk), as well as in.

Geographic Range. Large eared pikas, Ochotona macrotis, are most frequently found on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in Central Asia, as well as in the Tienshan and Pamir mountain species of ochotonid is also encountered in the Nepal Himalayas, Punjab, and Kashmir, as well as in remote areas surrounding China's western forests in the Sinkiang Province.

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