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Mountain side 2000 m hight

3 Species ID Suggestions

Hoary mammot
Thordarson
Thordarson 11 years ago
Prarie dog
Cynomys
phidauex
phidauex 10 years ago
Yellow-Bellied Marmot
Marmota flaviventris Marmota flaviventris (Audubon and Bachman, 1841)


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4 Comments

MickGrant
MickGrant 10 years ago

Yep Rock chuck

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 11 years ago

I also agree that it is the yellow-bellied marmot...

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 11 years ago

I suspect this is a yellow-bellied as the hoary's range is further north.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

its a marmot, either yellow bellied or hoary
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marmot

Crested Butte, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 1998
Submitted on May 22, 2011

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