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Hoary marmot

Marmota caligata cascandensis

Description:

Large ground squirrel with a silvery gray body and a white muzzle.

Habitat:

Spotted along the Huckleberry Creek trail at Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park. Boulder field above 6000 ft.

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5 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 a year ago

Thank you Sukanya. This really did pose for me.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a year ago

Very cute.

Brian38
Brian38 a year ago

Thanks Neil and Mauna.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah a year ago

Mt. Rainier is marmot central! :-)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Wow, how amazing - an industrial-strength squirrel. Awesome spotting, Brian.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on Jul 13, 2019
Submitted on Jul 14, 2019

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