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Global warming is endangering the American pika

American pika
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The Center for Biological Diversity (represented by Earthjustice) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today reached a settlement agreement that will bring the American pika — a small, alpine-dwelling relative of the rabbit that is highly imperiled by global warming — a step closer to receiving protections it urgently needs to survive.

View a video of a pika in its habitat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpJ2Q63GC3M
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Posted on Friday, February 13th, 2009
Under: Endangered species, Global warming, Pika | 1 Comment »