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     COMMENTS: Pikasí Peaks

Bill Blakemore (subscription required), who reports regularly on global warming for ABC, took a welcome break from that polar-bear-on-the-shrinking-ice-floe animal closer. This time he traveled above the clouds in the Colorado Rockies, the habitat of the American pika "the tiniest member of the bunny family." As the globe heats up, the height at which it gets too warm for them--"pikas in their thick fur can overheat and quickly die"--gets higher and higher on a mountainside. Eventually even the peak is too warm, and field biologists find species "falling off the tops of mountains." So before the Rockies lose their cool, check out the cute "eek" of the pika.

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