A Pika"s Tail by Sally Plumb

Cover of: A Pika

Published by Grand Teton Natural Hist Assn .

Written in English

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  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Animals - Mammals,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Mammals

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Open LibraryOL8385109M
ISBN 100931895251
ISBN 109780931895258

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A Pika's Tail was Sally's first book. Her second book is The Hole Story, where her talent as an environmental interpreter again shines as she describes the life of a black-footed ferret. Her second book is The Hole Story, where her talent as an environmental interpreter again shines as she describes the life of a black-footed ferret/5(7).

A Pika's Tail was Sally's first book She learned to appreciate and "Listen" to the little "rock rabbit" while employed as a seasonal wilderness guard. Sally has written a charming children's story based on the life cycle of the pika/5.

A Pika’s Tail was Sally’s first book. Her second book is The Hole Story, where her talent as an environmental interpreter again shines as she describes the life of a black-footed ferret. Lawrence Ormbsy has gained A Pikas Tail book much deserved reputation as a fine natural history illustrator.

Pikas Tail: A Childrens Story About Mountain Wildlife Hardcover – August 1, by Sally Plumb (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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A full color beautifully illustrated book for young readers. Our hero, the little pika or rock rabbit encounters furry friends and foes during the course of his summer adventures in the high A Pikas Tail book of Grand Teton.

A children's book with educational. "A Pika's Tail: A Children's Story about Mountain Wildlife by Sally Plumb A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

A pika's tail: a children's story about mountain wildlife. [Sally Plumb, (Park ranger); Lawrence Ormsby] -- A story about a Pika named Beejer who envies the tails of the other animals on the mountain until one day he realizes the value of not having a tail.

She loved the curious looking for the Pika's tail, the suspense of the attack by the weasel, and wisdom found in having no tail. She got into the making pika sounds and learning about some new to her animals - the pika, weasel, and marmot. The story of how the pika avoids predators, survives the cold, and sings for a mate will enthrall young readers.

Tannis Bill's simple text makes the true story of the pika accessible to all. Jim Jacobson's stunning photographs capture the pika in the act of living s: 5.

Pikas are smaller than marmots and even harder to spot. What Is A Pika. This is a small, rodent like mammal.

They are generally less than 8 inches long. A pika looks like a mixture between a rabbit, rat, and guinea pig. In general they are gray brown. It is also important to note that they have no visible tail.

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A Pika's Tail: Sally Plumb: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Fairy Tail is a Japanese shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Hiro first chapter premiered in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine on August 2,and is being serialized weekly. Fairy Tail follows the adventures of Natsu Dragneel, a teenage wizard (魔導士, madōshi) who is a member of the popular wizards' guild Fairy Tail, as he searches for the dragon Igneel.

Sally Plumb is the author of A Pika's Tail ( avg rating, 14 ratings, 1 review, published ) and The Hole Story ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 revi /5(1). A pika (/ ˈ p aɪ k ə / PY-kə; archaically spelled pica) is a small, mountain-dwelling mammal found in Asia and North America.

With short limbs, very round body, an even coat of fur, and no external tail, they resemble their close relative, the rabbit, but with short, rounded ears. The large-eared pika of the Himalayas and nearby mountains is found at heights of more than 6, m (20, ft.

Playful, rhyming text takes us through a day in the life of a pika, supplemented by fun facts for parents to share with youngsters. With plenty of photographs to coo over and a gentle message of habitat conservationit's nice to be a pika on a snowy mountaintopthis book will charm children and parents s: American Pikas (Ochotona princeps) calling out in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, British Columbia.

Much of this footage was integrated into an episode of. The American Pika is a small member of the taxonomic order Lagomorpha, which includes rabbits and hares. It is well-adapted to cold alpine climates. Its very dense fur obscures its tail, which is actually the longest of all lagomorph tails.

The American Pika lives in isolated rocky areas called talus formations, at up to 3, metres in elevation. beiens Soft Baby Cloth Books,Touch and Feel Crinkle Tail Books, Cloth Books Set for Babies,Infants & Toddler Early Children Development Interactive Baby Girl & Baby Boy Toys Gift (Jungle Tails) out of 5 stars $ $ 99 $ $ FREE Shipping on.

Pika, (genus Ochotona), small short-legged and virtually tailless egg-shaped mammal found in the mountains of western North America and much of Asia. Despite their small size, body shape, and round ears, pikas are not rodents but the smallest representatives of the lagomorphs, a group otherwise.

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From shop SewCadence. 5 out of 5 stars () reviews. The pika is the smallest of the lagomorphs, a taxonomic group that includes hares and rabbits. In some places pika are commonly called “rock rabbits” or “little chief hare.” At first glance, which is about all one gets of them dashing about in the wild, they appear to be more closely related to guinea pigs than rabbits.

In the mountains of Eurasia, pikas often share their burrows with snowfinches, which build their nests there. Pikas are small animals, with short limbs, rounded ears, and short tails.

They are about in. in body length, with a tail less than 2 cm long, and weigh between and grams, depending on species. The American pika (Ochotona princeps) is a small member of the rabbit family that inhabits alpine regions of south-western Canada and the western U.S., where its populations are falling victim to global climate change.

This endearing mammal is well-adapted to cold climates, with short, dense, silky, greyish-brown fur. The winter coat is greyer and nearly twice as long as the summer coat.

The. Animals have all sorts of tails from a tiger’s furry tail to a porcupine’s spiny tail. This delightful book introduces children to the various descriptions for tails from long and short to old and new.

At the end of the book, readers are challenged to search for and count all the animals throughout the story/5(). Pikas are highly alert, possessing excellent hearing and vision. When fully grown, they weigh about 6 ounces ( grams; range grams).

Pikas form colonies in mountainous terrain, living in old rock slides, talus slopes, or around large boulders, usually with a. The pika (Ochotona princeps) is an indicator species for the potential effects of climate change.

Pikas are abundant in Rocky Mountain National Park, but concerns exist that their sensitivity to summer heat and particularly the lack of snowfall for insulation. Citation. Gu ru 'phrin las. Why Pikas Have No Tail. Asian Highlands Perspectives Abstract 'Od dkar (b. ) is a native of Smin thang (Mentang) Township, Gcig sgril (Jiuzhi) County, Mgo log (Guoluo) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Mtsho sngon (Qinghai) Province, China.

Pikas (Ochotonidae) - There are about 30 species of pikas alive today. Members of this group include silver pikas, collard pikas, steppe pikas, Chinese red pikas, Himalayan pikas, and many other species.

Pikas are notable for their short, rounded ears, lack of a tail, and round body. American pikas are intermediate in size when compared to other ochotonids. Their body mass exhibits a great deal of variation and ranges from to grams.

In certain parts of their range, males are larger than females, but only slightly. Their body is ovoid, with short ears, long vibrissae ( mm), short limbs, and no visible tail. Pikas inhabit talus and rocky outcrops of mountain slopes and are characterized by short limbs, a barely visible tail, and rounded ears.

Adult American pikas average about grams (6 ounces) in weight and 16 to 20 cm (about 6 to 8 in) in length. Pikas are hearty little mammals who live in rock piles high in the mountains of western North America.

They have relatives in Asia too. They are related to rabbits and are about the size of large hamsters. Pikas have rounded ears, luxurious whiskers and no visible tails.

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It has a tail, but it is so short it doesn't show. Diurnal in its habits, the American pika appears in early morning and disappears into its grass-lined nest (hidden in rock crevices) shortly after sunset.

The pika spends considerable time sunning itself on a favourite lookout rock, against which its salt-and-pepper coat is difficult to. The large-eared pika of the Himalayas and nearby mountains is found at heights of more than 6, meters (20, ft) above sea level, among the highest of any mammal.

The average lifespan of pikas is about 7 years in the wild. Pikas are notable for their short, rounded ears, lack of a tail, and round body. NATURAL HISTORY. AMERICAN PIKA } Ochotona princeps FAMILY: Ochotonidae.

The genus name Ochotona stems from the Mongolian word for pikas, ochodona. The species name princeps comes from the Latin word for chief, referring to the Chipewyan Indian name for the pika: “little chief hare.” The word pika comes from the name used by the Tunguses tribe in northeast Siberia.

It has a small, round, egg-shaped body, round ears, short limbs, and an extremely short tail. The American Pika is usually cm in length, and weighs an average of grams. Its coat is most often a bland dark gray interspersed with brown.

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However, the anime adaption was /5(1). Consider the specific case of pikas, a species of rodents from the American West. Pikas are adorable, tiny, rodent-like animals. Imagine a wild hamster mixed with a rabbit. They have short bodies, big ears, and no visible tail.

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