Cute Overload :D
Tiny fur creature
Looking for foodski
From the wide world of NatGeo.
No pic. :/
National Geographic tries really hard to keep anyone from using their photos; you can’t even browse them much without a NatGeo account or subscription.
fixed—no idea why it didn’t show!
I sees you looking
At my muzzlepuffs and ears
my prosh poof sleeves too!
What ees thees creature?
Must have immediately!
Get een mah pocket!
It’s an alpine pika, native to Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia. I actually signed up on Nat Geo just to find out. Really cute, but I think they’re happiest outside running around in the tundra. They only weigh 5 ounces, and they whistle when they’re in danger.
Also cannot see picture.
I’m jealous of whoever can see the picture! It sounds cute!
If you click on the link to NatGeo, you should be able to see the pic there.
But the accompanying story is kind of a downer, about global warming… :(
I thought it was sort of hopeful, since the pikas are adapting to a different habitat to survive…
Mah wheeskairs care is….
just like Marcia Brady’s hair
Brushed one hundred times!
That looks like a real, live Chip or Dale! I expect him to say “Oh excuse me, after you please.”
My cute, it attracts
Attenborough’s rapt gaze – AND
Bouquets of pink flowers!
So adorable! Pikas (long i) are related to rabbits and hares. In this video if you imagine longer ears on these dudes, you can really see the resemblance. I use a NWL Fed. pic of a pika as my desk top. Love these little guys!
Rabbits, hares, and pikas — lagomorphs all! ( Not rodents =:} )
This is a Pika ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pika ). It is pronounced with a long “I” however, so the pun the the title doesn’t work as well with that.
Kind of just made me grin in my chair, ahh for the love of goodness, sometimes cute is all we need during our day. Great words too! Perhaps, I need a sandwich foodski right now ;) Best, Christine
Shouldn’t he be behind the wheel of a Kia?
You don’t have to go to a foreign country to see these guys, some are native to the US, although their habitat is diminishing at an alarming rate. My husband and I have studied them at the higher altitudes of Rocky Mtn NP, in Bodie, CA, at Gaylor Lakes (Yosemite NP) and at Lassen NP. It takes patience and a willingness to hike a bit to higher altitudes to see them, but they are well worth the time and effort, especially as they may not be around much longer.
Hahaha, do you know what their name in Swedish is? It’s “piphare”, which means “squeaking hare” :)
Mr. Spock! Dr. McCoy!
Transport to these co-ordinates.
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