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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

lbullington24

Date

August 17, 2016 10:33 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

brandonvossen

Date

November 5, 2016

Description

Animal was perched on a rock on the way up to White Pine Lake, in the Waasatch range of Utah. The picture attached is not clear, but this pitka is centered in the middle of the picture, on the flat rock.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

petekleinhenz

Date

June 30, 2014

Description

This interesting mammal lives at high elevations in rocky areas. Researchers believe that their range is shrinking, due mainly to climate change.

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkestan Red Pika Ochotona rutila

Observer

mathiasdhaen

Date

July 28, 2015

Description

"up to the ratchek hut"

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Large-eared Pika Ochotona macrotis

Observer

mathiasdhaen

Date

July 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

rachaelapahl

Date

September 16, 2016 08:21 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

rachaelapahl

Date

September 13, 2016 06:28 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Collared Pika Ochotona collaris

Observer

deboas

Date

September 15, 2016 01:58 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

gordon_dietzman

Date

October 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

jay

Date

November 10, 2016 12:27 PM MST

Description

One heard at this location. Talus field altered by recent bike path construction to Lake Solitude.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

jay

Date

November 10, 2016 11:17 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-lipped Pika Ochotona curzoniae

Observer

madfox

Date

June 19, 2014 12:46 AM PDT

Description

SONY DSC

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Description from Wikipedia

The pika (/ˈpaɪkə/ PY-kə; archaically spelled pica) is a small mammal, with short limbs, rounded ears, and no external tail. The name pika is used for any member of the Ochotonidae, a family within the order of lagomorphs, which also includes the Leporidae (rabbits and hares). One genus, Ochotona, is recognised within the family, and it includes 30 species. It is also known as the "whistling hare" due to its high-pitched alarm call when diving into...

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