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PIKA!  They are small, fuzzy, and warm blooded–but don’t let their size fool you–they are part of a much bigger story.  Pika have survived in the Gorge since the last ice age, yet their populations throughout the west are declining in the face of global climate change. With the support of the Oregon Zoo Foundation’s [...]

Pika Watch!

Did you know that there are Pikas in the Gorge?  The furry little cousin of the rabbit that you typically see at high elevation is a neighbor of ours on talus slopes in the heart of the Gorge.  Extinction rates of American pikas in other localized areas have increased nearly five-fold in the last 10 [...]

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