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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Sciuridaemarmots.

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Examples

  • A typical groundhog, also called a woodchuck or by its scientific name Marmota monax, weighs some 9.5 pounds with a body length reaching about 20 inches, at least those groundhogs living in Pennsylvania.

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  • Rodents such as Marmota baibacina and M. sibirica and lagomorphos such as Ochotona alpina are the predominant small mammals in the Altai Mountains.

    Altai montane forest and forest steppe

  • The groundhog (Marmota monax) is on the left, the beaver (Castor canadensis) is on the right.

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  • The groundhog (Marmota monax) is on the left, the beaver (Castor canadensis) is on the right.

    A groundhog died in the woods and I found its skull

  • Increasingly, short winters have meant that yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris) near the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory now emerge 20 days earlier from their seven - to eight-month hibernation than they did in the late '70s.

    Colorado Marmot Population Expanding Rapidly

  • Increasingly, short winters have meant that yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris) near the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory now emerge 20 days earlier from their seven - to eight-month hibernation than they did in the late '70s.

    Colorado Marmot Population Expanding Rapidly

  • However, there are many medium sized mammals including red fox Vulpes fulva, grey fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus, racoon Procyon lotor, opossum Didelphis marsupialis, woodchuck Marmota monax and bobcat Lynx rufus.

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park, United States

  • Marmota monax is the scientific name for ground hogs, also known as woodchucks.

    It’s Marmota monax Day!

  • So if you see me on Facebook, stop by and wish me a Happy Marmota monax Day!

    It’s Marmota monax Day!

  • The most commonly seen mammals include chipmunk Eutamias spp., yellow-bellied marmot Marmota flaviventris, ground squirrel Spermophilus spp., black bear Ursus americanus, coyote Canis latrans and mule deer Odocoileus hemionus.

    Yosemite National Park, United States

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