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Royle's Pika

Ochotona roylei

Description:

A very cute tail less mouse. Locals informed us that it eats only grass. Felt like picking it up and getting it home as a pet for the kids.

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7 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks Courtney.

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 9 years ago

Nice shot! A little cutie!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks Noe & Pili.

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

It`s so cute!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks Lori.

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

Given the location, I'm going to suggest Royal's Pika: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royle%27s_P...

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

I think you have spotted a pika, or mouse-hare. There are seven species in India.

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Spotted by
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Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Aug 14, 2011
Submitted on Aug 27, 2011

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