Marmota monax

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Related to Marmota monax: Tamias striatus, Glaucomys volans, Groundhogs
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Noun1.Marmota monax - reddish brown North American marmotMarmota monax - reddish brown North American marmot
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).
Groundhog (Marmota monax), white-tailed deer, and gray fox were recorded on multiple visits, and a probable coyote was recorded once.
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.
(Protozoa: Eimeriidae) and redescriptions of other coccidia of the woodchuck, Marmota monax. Journal of Parasitology 12:423426.
Reinitiation of spermatogenesis by exogenous gonadotropins in a seasonal breeser, the woodchyck (Marmota monax), during gonadal inactivity.
Based on these estimates, species of Paenemarmota were probably 3-7 times larger than the modern woodchuck (Marmota monax).
familiaris), striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), eastern cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus), squirrels (Sciurus spp.), domestic cats (Felis catus), an eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina), and a woodchuck (Marmota monax; Table 2).
In 1947, the hunting season was closed on Huns and partially closed on woodchucks (Marmota monax); ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus had increased enough to have a 2-week season with a bag limit of 2 (12 June 1947).
Scientists call him (and her) Marmota monax. Farmers and gardeners call him (and her) ...
The woodchuck, Marmota monax (Rodentia: Sciuridae), in central Oklahoma.
The influence of distance to burrow on flight initiation distance in the woodchuck, Marmota monax. Behavioral Ecology 7:299-303.