collared pika


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Related to collared pika: Whistling hare
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Noun1.collared pika - similar to little chief hare and may be same species
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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Two pika species, the American pika, Ochotona princeps (Richardson, 1828), and collared pika, O.
I am using a combination of descriptive and experimental methodologies, combined with modelling techniques, to increase our understanding of plant-herbivore interactions and their influence on herbivore population dynamics, using the collared pika (Ochotona collaris) as a model species.
Also collared pikas Ochotona collaris forage farther from the talus when pregnant (Holmes 1991), and bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis trade safety for access to more nutritious food during the last month of pregnancy (Berger 1991).
Shawn's doctoral research focuses on the foraging ecology and population dynamics of collared pikas (Ochotona collaris) in an alpine valley near Kluane Lake in the southwestern Yukon.