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Federal agency denies protections for tiny PIKA
Theposted its decision on a Web site stating that while some pika populations in the West are declining, others are not, so it would not extend protections.
The pika would have been the first animal in the continental United States listed because of the.
Although potentially vulnerable to climate change in some parts of its range, pikas will have enough high-elevation habitat to prevent extinction, the agency said.The pika lives in parts of California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and .