Yawning Pika

Mount Evans Wilderness Area, CO

About the size of your fist, American pika live their entire lifecycle high in the alpine zone - this pika was photographed at about 14,000 feet on Mount Evans. Pika cache an enormous hay stacks of grass and forbs to survive winter, burrowed beneath talus fields on mountain slopes. Because they're already at the top of the world, this cutest of Rocky Mountain mammals is threatened by the climate change "elevator effect", for they can go no higher as the world heats up. Photo © copyright by Dave Showalter.

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