whistling marmot

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Noun1.whistling marmot - large North American mountain marmotwhistling 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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Look down, and a family of whistling marmots might parade about 30 feet below you, ignoring your wave.
This intermediate hike features abundant chipmunks, whistling marmots, seasonal wildflowers, a waterfall, and the lake, beautifully framed under Wheeler Peak--the state's highest point at 13,161 feet.