Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy


Pika Builds Nest to Survive Long Harsh Winter

  • Aired: 03/29/2017
  • 02:57
  • Rating: NR
The pika, a close relative of the rabbit, lives in some of the harshest environments on earth, including the Himalayas and Ural Mountains of Russia. In order to survive the long cold winter, it builds an edible nest of plant material, which serves as it's food store, as well as a cozy home.
Embed Options
Close ×
Pika Builds Nest to Survive Long Harsh Winter
Pika Builds Nest to Survive Long Harsh Winter
A close relative of the rabbit displays 'haying' behavior.
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Major support for NATURE is provided by the Arnhold Family in memory of Clarisse Arnhold, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust, the Filomen M. D’Agostino Foundation, Sandra Atlas Bass, and Rosalind P. Walter. Support is also provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS, and Viewers Like You.
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.


KPTS/Channel 8 helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now