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Hoary Marmot

Marmota caligata


Silver-gray fur with black legs and black and white face. Something I had never seen before, was a pleasant surprise!


This guy was just sitting on the side of the road eating as I drove past. I backed up and got photos of it, thankfully it just sat there for me! It was raining and this guy seemed to be in no hurry. Coniferous forest near the bay.

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AshleyT 3 years ago

Thank you both!

sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Great find Ashley...

triggsturner 3 years ago

How gorgeous is this little guy. Thanks for sharing this spotting Ashley.

Alaska, USA

Lat: 58.42, Long: -134.76

Spotted on Sep 21, 2015
Submitted on Jan 22, 2016


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