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Noun1.Marmota - marmotsMarmota - marmots        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
marmot - stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere; hibernates in winter
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When bobcat (Lynx rufus) urine was applied to apple trees, both woodchuck (Marmota monax) and meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) gnawing decreased by as much as 98% on the treated trees (Swihart et al., 1995).
I am told by Spokane area Native friends that bones of marmots, especially Marmota caligata, were a common source of tweezer material, the bones being easy to obtain, and easier to work than bones of other or larger mammals.
Groundhog (Marmota monax), white-tailed deer, and gray fox were recorded on multiple visits, and a probable coyote was recorded once.
coli of Marmota himalayana in Qinghai-Tibet plateau of China," Emerging Microbes & Infections, vol.
Large-scale irrigation projects on the Columbia Plateau and Snake River Plain, beginning with the Reclamation Enabling Act of 1905, resulted in the conversion of hundreds of thousands of acres of shrub-steppe, a habitat largely avoided by native Red Foxes (Bailey 1936), to irrigated pasture and cropland (especially alfalfa hayfields) that now provide improved habitat for Red Fox prey (Bailey 1931, 1936; Grinnell and others 1937; Aubry 1983, 1984; Perrine 2005) such as Belding's Ground Squirrels (Urocitellus beldingi), Yellow-bellied Marmots (Marmota flaviventris), Montane Voles (Microtus montanus), and Northern Pocket Gophers (Thomomys talpoides), all of which can reach pest levels (Dalquest 1948; Sullins and Verts 1978; Thompson 1979; Verts and Carraway 1998).
A total of ten species of mammals in addition to the bat species recorded were identified by sight or sign during daytime meander surveys: Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana), red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), coyote (Canis latrans), raccoon (Procyon lot or), groundhog (Marmota monax), fox squirrel (Sciurus niger), eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus).
* Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks and whose scientific name is Marmota monax, typically weigh 12 to 15 pounds.
(2004) for Gymnura marmota and Dasyatis brevis with EPA + DHA content of 18 and 16%, respectively.
(Protozoa: Eimeriidae) and redescriptions of other coccidia of the woodchuck, Marmota monax.
Simply switch to .44 Special and lower the boom on the marauding marmota. All lever-action rifles in .44 Mag.