In China videotaped unique “magic rabbit”

In China videotaped unique “magic rabbit”

MOSCOW, 17 Jun — RIA Novosti. For the first time managed to get a video of the ili pika, which was opened in 1983 and confirmed as a new species in 1985, according to IFLScience.

After the elusive animal was observed again only after almost 20 years. This mammal of the order of lagomorphs, feeding on grass and leaves, lives only in China and is even more rare than the Panda.

In 2014, gorgeous photography finally introduced the world to the charismatic pika is a small animal about the size of 20 inches.

Especially observers struck the ears of the animal, it was even nicknamed “the magic rabbit”. After photos in the habitats of the ili pika began to place videosource.

New footage will help biologists better understand the behavior and habits of the animal. According to scientists, the number of ili pikas are less than 2,000 individuals.

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