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

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American Pika Ochotona princeps

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hendre17

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September 3, 2010 05:52 AM PDT

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Near Paradise lodge while heading home on the trail. Very far below-but distinctions for ID such as stature and ear formation are still visible.

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peregrinetracy

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August 22, 2016 10:10 AM PDT

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peregrinetracy

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August 20, 2016 05:47 PM PDT

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charley

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August 29, 2014 05:18 AM CDT

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bethpratt1

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May 9, 2014 01:33 PM PDT

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nawaters

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June 26, 2016 07:32 AM PDT

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bethpratt1

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September 8, 2016 10:16 AM HST

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pnorton

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August 12, 2005 04:19 PM EDT

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zelicaon

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July 21, 2006 12:50 PM PDT

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kliewer

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October 2, 2016 01:42 PM PDT

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lbullington24

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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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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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