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New species of pika named Ochotona sikimaria discovered in Sikkim

New species of pika named Ochotona sikimaria discovered in Sikkim
03 October 2016 Current Affairs: Scientists have discovered a new species of Pika, a mammal belonging to the rabbit and hare family in the Himalayas in Sikkim. It has been identified as ‘Ochotona sikimaria’.

 It is quite distinctive from all other pika species based on the fecal pellets and tissue samples. Ochotona sikimaria Pika species looks similar to the Moupin Pika, genetically it is completely different. Their specific differences are not visible in physical observation. But they are genetically very different.

Pikas are members of the rabbit family and look like tailless rats. They live in the mountains or in temperate regions. They are a keystone species and ecosystem engineers. 

They do not hibernate unlike other mammalian species inhabiting such cold climates. The common name pika is basically used for any member of the Ochotonidae family.


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