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American Pika

Ochotona Princeps

Description:

Well hidden in the avalanche slopes and boulders of the Rocky Mountains is the American Pika. This far cousin of the rabbit looks like a large grey to brown mouse.

Habitat:

Talus slopes and boulders of the Rocky Mountains, above the tree line. The pika needs vegetation in the vicinity of its den.

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Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Jul 20, 2011
Submitted on Mar 30, 2012

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