In the Tiananmen Mountains in China, after a 32-year hiatus, one of the rarest mammals on the planet, Ili pika or Ochotona iliensis, which is sometimes called the “magic rabbit”, has been spotted again.
Beautiful ‘magic rabbit’ seen again in China after a 32-year hiatus
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A representative of this biological species was first seen in 1983 by nature conservationist Li Veidun, and at that time the discovery of this beauty caused a large-scale sensation.
Li Weidong

Beautiful ‘magic rabbit’ seen again in China after a 32-year hiatus
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And this time, too, the animal was photographed by Veidun, but it is no longer a coincidence, because he has spent all these years searching for the “magic rabbit”.
Li Weidong

Beautiful ‘magic rabbit’ seen again in China after a 32-year hiatus
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According to foreign media reports, it is estimated that the population of “magic rabbits” has decreased by 70 percent during these 22 years.
Li Weidong

Beautiful ‘magic rabbit’ seen again in China after a 32-year hiatus
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Experts have estimated that the Ili peak is even more likely to become extinct than pandas, and both species are listed in the Red Data Book.
Li Weidong

Beautiful ‘magic rabbit’ seen again in China after a 32-year hiatus
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Ili Pika resides only in the Tiananmen Mountains in Xinjiang Province in northwestern China.
Li Weidong

Beautiful ‘magic rabbit’ seen again in China after a 32-year hiatus
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The body length of this animal reaches 20 centimeters and it is a herbivore, but it is also almost everything that specialists know about this so evasive and mysterious mammal.
Li Weidong

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