Collared Pika

Collared Pika
Ochotona collaris
NWT List of Species at Risk: 
No status
NWT SARC Assessment: 
Not assessed
Federal Species at Risk Act list: 
Special Concern
COSEWIC Assessment: 
Special Concern
NWT General Status Rank: 
Sensitive
Description: 

Collared Pika are a small, solitary member of a group of species that includes rabbits and hares. Pikas spend long hours harvesting herbs and grasses making hay-piles to supply food during the winter.

Length: 178 to 198 mm (7 to 7.5 in)

Weight: 130 to 185 g (4.5 to 6.5 oz)