- Plateau Pika
Plateau Pika Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Lagomorpha Family: Ochotonidae Genus: Ochotona Species: O. curzoniae Binomial name Ochotona curzoniae
Plateau Pika range
The Plateau Pika (Ochotona curzoniae), also known as the Black-lipped Pika is a species of mammal in the Ochotonidae family. It is found in China, Pakistan, India, and Nepal. They prefer to live in elevations of 3,100 to 5,000 meters in the Tibetan Plateau.
- ^ Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (2008). Ochotona curzoniae. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 April 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
- ^ Xu Aichun, Jiang Zhigang, Li Chunwang, Guo Jixun, Wu Guosheng, Cai Ping, "Summer Food Habits of Brown Bears in Kekexili Nature Reserve, Qinghai: Tibetan Plateau, China". Ursus, Vol. 17, No. 2 (2006), pp. 132-137
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