Pika preparing for winter

Pika preparing for winter

American Pika collecting food on the slopes of Mount Bross, Mosquito Range. Colorado 2006.

Pikas remain active all year and do not hibernate. They rely on haystacks of plants, which they build throughout the summer in their tunnels to get them through winter months.
Anya Jingle
on Jan 26, 2007 9:16 pm
Image Type(s): Wildlife
Image ID: 264501

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grunt

grunt - Jan 26, 2007 10:14 pm - Voted 10/10

Animal pix

I really enjoy your animal pictures, thank you for sharing them!

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Jan 26, 2007 11:51 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Animal pix

Thank you. I'm glad you liked them :)

tarol

tarol - Feb 5, 2007 9:10 pm - Voted 10/10

Cute!

Pikas are definitely one of my favorite animals :)

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Feb 6, 2007 1:36 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Cute!

Mine also :)

mtybumpo

mtybumpo - May 21, 2007 6:41 pm - Voted 10/10

Hungry!

It seems that everytime I see one of these critters it's stuffing its face with something! I wonder if they're ever FULL? Pika's are great! Nice picture!

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - May 21, 2007 7:15 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Hungry!

Thank you. Yes, they do eat often but still have a great figure anyways ;) They are one of my favorites in the Rockies. So agile and always on the go. I love their stamina.

BobSmith

BobSmith - Jun 10, 2007 1:19 pm - Voted 10/10

Too precious!

Great photo. I hope to see some pikas on my trip out west next year.

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Jun 11, 2007 1:33 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Too precious!

Thank you Bob. I hope you get to see a lot of them. You will probably hear them first though. Supposedly, they make calls to warn each other of danger, but I think they do it for entertainment as well to attract our attention ;)

dai tora

dai tora - Nov 12, 2009 2:48 am - Voted 10/10

Nice picture!


With the photos of anya i can learn the animals of América.
I didn't know this little animal.

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