Afghan Pika


Afghan Pika

Afghan Pika

(Ochotona rufescens)

The Afghan Pika is a small mammal found in Afghanistan. It inhabits mountainous regions, where it dwells in burrows under dry soil. It is herbivorous and feeds on plant matter such as thistles, leaves, wood, seeds, grains, and nuts. The Afghan Pika often lives in small groups of family. The lifespan of the Afghan Pika is unknown, though Pikas live up to eight years on average in the wilderness.