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pika

a genus of animals in the family Ochotonidae. Guinea-pig-sized rabbits with short ears found only in rough, high mountain terrain of North America. Called also rock rabbits, mouse hares, calling hares, Ochotona spp.
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Marcel Pika, a retired colonel in the Republic of Congo army, immigrated to the U.
First, the pika obtained oxygen effectively by larger pulmonary alveoli superficial and higher capillary density (Wang et al.
A subset of these data, in addition to sequences representing parasites acquired from other pika species (O.
According to the new study, since 1999, pika populations in the Great Basin have moved up slope by an average of about 145 metres.
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But other things did happen, as Pika Ghosh writes in her appropriately titled book about the unique Gaudiya Vaishnava brick temples built in Bengal during the 17th century.
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Predation on pikas within the valley is relatively low (Franken, 2002), suggesting that pika populations are more influenced by food resources and environmental conditions than by predation, a relationship similar to that observed for marmots in this study area (Karels and Hik, 2003).
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