Wholesome Creatures

After 20 Years, Endangered Species Of Magic Rabbit Has Been Stopped

We have no doubt, there are many things you have seen. But nevertheless, there will always be something you’ve missed. But have you ever thought that you might have missed something as adorable as an Ili Pika?

It is no wonder you missed this magical bunny, since this is one of the rarest and most endangered animals on earth. This is the first time it has been spotted in 20 years.

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The adorable creature is native to China, and it is estimated their population is now less than 1,000 individuals.

They were first discovered in 1983, in the Tianshan mountains, China. Unfortunately, their population has dropped over 70% since then.

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If you feel like you have seen something similar to this but can’t quite put your finger on it, how about the famous Pokémon character Pikachu? Yes, Pikachu’s character design was loosely based on this species of ‘magic rabbits.’

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Due to the rarity of their species, scientists know very little about these animals. Li Weidong, the conservationist who discovered them told CNN;

“I discovered the species, and I watched as it became endangered. If it becomes extinct in front of me, I’ll feel so guilty.”

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He and his staff are the ones who dubbed the creature the ‘magic rabbit.’ Remember the name, Ili Pika! Just in case, you know.

Further info: CNNDailymail

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