hoary marmot

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Noun1.hoary marmot - large North American mountain marmothoary marmot - large North American mountain marmot
marmot - stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere; hibernates in winter
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Among them are the two other North American species: the yellow-bellied marmot, which lives in much of the West, and the hoary marmot, which ranges from our Northwest through Canada's Yukon Territory to most of Alaska.
Although the Nearctic hoary marmot is briefly mentioned in the introduction to the sciurids (p.
The old-timers hunted sheep because they loved sheep, because they loved to be up on those high windswept ridges where they shared the pastures with the sheep, the grizzly, the hoary marmot, the soaring eagle.