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Himalayan Marmot

Marmota himalayanus

Description:

Wikipedia: 'The Himalayan Marmot is about the size of a house cat. It is IUCN Red-listed as least concern because of its wide range and possibly large population'.

Habitat:

'The Himalayan Marmot inhabits alpine grasslands throughout the Himalayas and on the Tibetan Plateau. They inhabit at elevation of 11,500 - 17,100 ft'.

Notes:

This one was spotted by the bank of Gurudongmar Lake, which stands at 17,100 ft. The lake is in North Sikkim.

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2 Comments

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 days ago

You are most welcome Zlatan.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 6 days ago

Wow. This is a great spotting, thanks for sharing DrNamgyal

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
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DrNamgyalT.Sherpa

Sikkim, India

Lat: 28.03, Long: 88.72

Spotted on Jun 15, 2019
Submitted on Aug 11, 2019

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