I wrote in 2017 (“Pikas losing the battle with climate change“) about climate change reducing the tundra habitat for hamster-sized pikas and how they are rapidly disappearing. As global warming has continued, pikas have been driven ever higher, to cooler elevations. In Colorado, the tundra they inhabit now begins at 11,000 to 11,500 feet. Our highest mountains are just over 14,000 feet, so time is running out for the little guys.
This one, however, found over on Gunta’s blog, has rallied his fans and isn’t going down without a fight: