Ochotona princeps

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Noun1.Ochotona princeps - North American pikaOchotona princeps - North American pika      
mouse hare, pika, rock rabbit, cony, coney - small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
genus Ochotona, Ochotona - type genus of the Ochotonidae
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As we cleared a tree line, we ran into American pika, which are interesting little creatures," Dixon said.
But some species, especially those on mountains such as the American pika, run out of room to move and may die off because there's no place to escape the heat, Urban said.
The 90 miles of hiking trails in the park offer warmth through motion, and on my walk I hope to see an American pika, a small mammal related to a rabbit, with teacup-like ears.
Fish and Wildlife Service recently declined to list it as endangered or threatened, the American pika remains an excellent example.

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