American Pika

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    Trail Notes: Recognizing pika

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV)

    Trail know-how…

    The American pika (Ochotona princeps) are small, furry mammals lacking tails that are found in high alpine ecosystems throughout the mountains of the western United States and southwestern Canada. Closely related to the rabbit, these creatures are sometimes referred… read more →