American Pika @ Mount Evans
American Pika (Ochotona princeps) sounding the alarm near Summit Lake, Mount Evans, CO. Message: None/Blank. Cellophane wrapped matte 5x7 card & envelope. With its moniker purportedly derived from the Russian word “Pikat,” - meaning “to squeak” - this diminutive large-eared descendant of the rabbit family lives in high altitude talus fields in the mountains of the western United States.