Pikas in the Rockies steal from their neighbours to survive

Summary of the content

The video explores how pikas in the Rockies gather and store food for the winter.

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Tiny pikas build haystacks in the Rockies to prepare for the upcoming cold. Watch the segment

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The summer sun triggers a bloom of alpine wildflowers. Watch the segment

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Pikas gather flowers at high altitudes, crucial for their survival. Watch the segment

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An American pika selectively harvests flowers for winter sustenance. Watch the segment

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The pika faces challenges carrying the harvest to its den. Watch the segment

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The pika's meticulous selection of plants, including poisonous ones. Watch the segment

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Toxins in the haystack decay over winter, allowing safe consumption. Watch the segment

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Gathering flowers for winter survival is a strenuous task. Watch the segment

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The pika explores its neighbor's haystack, presenting a tempting shortcut. Watch the segment

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The pika seizes an opportunity to grab extra food from the neighbor. Watch the segment

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