prairie marmot


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Noun1.Prairie marmot - any of several rodents of North American prairies living in large complex burrows having a barking cryprairie marmot - any of several rodents of North American prairies living in large complex burrows having a barking cry
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
Cynomys, genus Cynomys - prairie dogs
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At Chester Zoo, a prairie marmot took its diet in its own paws, snubbing its usual food of grass in favour of its keeper's fruit.
A young boy watches a prairie marmot through a viewing bubble
Children can now see how prairie marmots live by climbing through a series of tunnels and popping their heads above ground into a viewing bubble - right in the middle of the marmot enclosure.

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