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  • n  small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America

  • Some 180,000 Hiroshimans still reckoned all time as before after pika-don (flash-bang), but the city was slowly shuffling back to life and growth.
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  • Oregon Zoo enlists citizen scientists to track American pika
    Hike the Columbia Gorge this summer and piping from the rocks you might hear something that sounds like a squeak toy on steroids. It’s the alarm call of the American pika alerting other pikas to your presence. To biologists, though, it’s the absence of that call that’s sounding the alarm.
    June 29, 2013 - KVAL Eugene
  • Volunteers may help solve the mystery of the disappearing American pika
    Attention citizen scientists -- and that means you, students and community members who like to hike: The Oregon Zoo and the Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute are looking for volunteers to help study American pikas living in the gorge.
    June 28, 2013 - The Oregonian

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