The American Pika – A Charismatic Mini-fauna!

April Craighead and Mimi Matsuda

Essay by April Craighead; Art:  “Pika“, by Mimi Matsuda; Excerpt: Anyone who has spent time in the alpine areas of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has heard the tell-tale “eep” of the American pika (Ochotona princeps); a denizen of mountains and wilderness. This captivating bundle of energy patrols a single territory, signals danger with its powerful cry and frenetically gathers “hay” … Read More