This video describes the effect of a warming climate on the tundra biome and specifically the impacts of changing climate on the Rocky Mountain Pika, a small rodent that struggles with summer heat.
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Good image quality and logical storyline.
Features both male and female scientists in the field and in the lab.
Describes the effect of a warming climate on the tundra biome and range of the Rocky Mountain pika- a small rodent vulnerable to increased summer heat.
Pika do not hibernate in the winter and must store grass to eat and maintain their metabolism through the cold months.
Highlights research on pika in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
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