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    • Ochotona princeps
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    • pika
    • American Pika
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    • pica d'Amérique

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Recent observations

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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lbullington24

Date

August 17, 2016 10:33 AM CDT

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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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.

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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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.

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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rachaelapahl

Date

September 16, 2016 08:21 AM PDT

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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rachaelapahl

Date

September 13, 2016 06:28 PM PDT

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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gordon_dietzman

Date

October 6, 2015

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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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.

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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jay

Date

November 10, 2016 11:17 AM MST

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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jay

Date

November 3, 2016

Description

Two seen at this location.

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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claudiakomesu

Date

July 29, 2015 12:22 PM BRT

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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idahosundevil

Date

October 24, 2016 02:00 PM MDT

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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mchapman

Date

October 30, 2016 09:12 AM MDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The American pika (Ochotona princeps), a diurnal species of pika, is found in the mountains of western North America, usually in boulder fields at or above the tree line. They are herbivorous, smaller relatives of rabbits and hares.

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