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The Persevering Pika: Secrets of Alpine Survival

Aug 1, 2020


Watch the American pika demonstrate its alpine survival strategy. Pikas and their hibernating neighbors — yellow-bellied marmots, chipmunks and squirrels — are easy to watch in the summer and fall as they forage among the alpine wildflowers. Learn to spot different animal behaviors that provide clues to surviving the long, cold winter. Pikas don’t hibernate, so you’re sure to learn a few survival tips from these resourceful little beasts.

(CSM credit available)

Meets at the Field Institute

Instructor: Chris Ray