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It would greatly cut down how long pikas needed to spend out in the cold, Speakman says.
To conserve energy, plateau pikas drop their metabolism by about 30 percent.
At those temps, the grass that pikas usually eat becomes dry and brittle.
The researchers caught pikas scarfing scat on video, and DNA evidence from stomach contents solidified that this behavior is common.Pikas survive winter using a slower metabolism and, at times, yak poop|Jonathan Lambert|July 19, 2021|Science News
In slide rock and in bouldery moraines up as high as thirteen thousand feet, one finds the pika, or cony.The Rocky Mountain Wonderland|Enos A. Mills
And that is how Little Chief the Pika learned to make hay while the sun shone in the days of plenty.Mother West Wind "Where" Stories|Thornton W. Burgess
On the wildest and most desolate peaks and rock piles is found the cony or pika or "rock rabbit" as it is variously called.The Lake of the Sky|George Wharton James
Sense of smell was used by an M. e. muricus that Dixon (1931:72) watched as the ermine followed a three-fourths-grown pika.
The pikas worked a relay system and the weasel abandoned the trail when the fourth pika became the object of the chase.