American Pikas show resiliency in the face of global warming

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The American pika is a charismatic, diminutive relative of rabbits that some researchers say is at high risk of extinction due to climate change. A new review finds that the American pika is far more resilient in the face of warm temperatures than previously believed.

Associated journal article: Andrew T Smith. Conservation status of American pikas (Ochotona princeps)Journal of Mammalogy, 2020; DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyaa110

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