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Western Soundscapes: American Pika

American Pika
?2009 Walter Siegmund
American Pika

By Jeff Rice

Salt Lake City, UT – Hikers in Utah's high country may know it as the Rock Rabbit, or Coney. The American Pika is a small mammal that lives in mountainous areas across the western United States. It requires the cooler temperatures of the higher elevations to survive, and this has put it at the center of recent concerns over climate change. Jeff Rice has this audio postcard for the Western Soundscapes radio series.

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