Pike, Colorado, Google discussed on The Ross Bolen Podcast

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The title is it's on post grad problems dot com. And it's welp. I got my penis cod. In my zipper over the weekend. So that's that's where you can read that that happened. Yeah. Okay. Next segment we're running low on time, so I'm gonna breeze through this baby animal of the week. It's called the pica PI k. a.. Pulled up on Google look at the pictures while I talk you little bit and you become a little bit more knowledgeable about the pica too small mammal, short limbs. Very round body rounded years. No external tail in our remember that. I said that right, no external tail the pica resembles its cousin, the rabbit, but was shorter ears. It's a little Raby, but would like mouse ears. It's an interesting combo. They live in mountainous countries in Asia, and there's two species of pica in North America. Very common. In the rocky mountains, they love rocky terrain. They love these mountain regions from central British Columbia to south central California east to Colorado. The found at the interface between meadow habitats and open rocky terrain. The pike has one of the longest tales of all lag amorphous. But their tail, as I mentioned earlier, no external tail. That's because it's hidden in their thick fur. So it looks like they don't have a tail at all. Now, what's the point of having tale if you're not gonna show it off, I don't know. That's something you'd have to ask the pica. I don't have the answer these pike is they live in colonies. But even so within their colonies, they defend their own little territories who some info information from the national wildlife federation, although pikers live in colonies. They're very territorial over there din and surrounding area. They will give off territorial calls to define the boundaries between each pica neighbor. They make their dens among rocks. And just as another note, even though they live near each other males and females, they lead totally solitary lives except during breeding seasons. Pike is mate once in the spring and once in the summer. But other than those two times to bone, solitary. They make a lot of noises. One of them is this shrill whistle that they'll throw out when they're diving into a hiding place because they've spotted a predator such as a hawk or eagle to warn other pike as it around. It's got this like chirping morning that it does. It is earned it. The pike is nickname the whistling hare. It's also sometimes called the rock rabbit. These pike is spent a great deal of time gathering flowers and grasses for winter. They don't hibernate. Instead, they spend warm months gathering vegetation to help them sustain through Colorado's harsh winters. It's not full on hibernate is just collecting..

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