Joel Berger http://mtpr.org en Habitat shrinking for high alpine animals, like the tiny pika http://mtpr.org/post/habitat-shrinking-high-alpine-animals-tiny-pika <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hiker Jake </span>Bramante<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reached his destination, just on the other side of Gable Pass in Glacier National Park. He was looking to find an area he had seen once before, a limestone boulder field he knew was home to a population of one of his favorite animals—the </span>pika<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>“Any time I get to see them it’s always a special thing,” Bramante said. “They’re just cute and I love how hearty they are.”</p><p>Hearty in the right climate, anyway.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:00:22 +0000 Dan Boyce 10199 at http://mtpr.org Habitat shrinking for high alpine animals, like the tiny pika Wildlife scientist Joel Berger studies everything from “takins” in Bhutan to goats in Glacier http://mtpr.org/post/wildlife-scientist-joel-berger-studies-everything-takins-bhutan-goats-glacier <p>A professor at the University of Montana has won this year's prestigious Aldo Leopold award from the American Society of Mammalogists Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:05:40 +0000 Sally Mauk 5592 at http://mtpr.org Wildlife scientist Joel Berger studies everything from “takins” in Bhutan to goats in Glacier