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Shrinking range of pikas in California mountains linked to climate change

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avatar Shrinking range of pikas in California mountains linked to climate change
February 04, 2015 02:02PM
The American pika, a small animal with a big personality that has long delighted hikers and backpackers, is disappearing from low-elevation sites in California mountains, and the cause appears to be climate change, according to a new study. Pika populations were most likely to go locally extinct at sites with high summer temperatures and low habitat area.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150202123712.htm
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