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American pika Explained

American pika at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chief hare \Chief" hare`\ (Zo["o]l.)
A small rodent ({Lagamys princeps}) inhabiting the summits of
the Rocky Mountains; -- also called {crying hare}, {calling
hare}, {cony}, {American pika}, and {little chief hare}.

Note: It is not a true hare or rabbit, but belongs to the
curious family {Lagomyid[ae]}.