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stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere

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The victim is reported to be a 38-year-old man who had fed a dead marmot to his dog.
We found that having many friendly interactions gave marmots fitness benefits - these marmots reproduced more.
Rocky Mountain marmots are flourishing thanks to longer summers
One hundred twenty serum samples were collected in 2 villages in Huangyuan County, Qinghai Province, from marmot hunters (63 samples) and their family members (57 samples); none had a history of fever in the past 2 years.
They can learn about how the marmots live in a fun way.
Treatment of marmot holes with insect powder is planned to start in early July 2014 in Issyk-Kul region, Karakol Quarantine and Dangerous Infection Department Director Ravshan Maimulov said.
But they were tapping into people's inner marmot," said Blumstein.
The Vancouver Island marmot is one of the world's rarest mammals and the most endangered animal in North America, numbering less than 30 in the wild and 81 in captivity.
Its creator, Dan Blumstein of the University of California, Los Angeles, studied alarm calls of marmots and needed something harmless that the rodents would find alarming.
Works on a partial destruction of marmots and fleas are held in Kashka-Suu stow, Issyk-Kul region, director of the Department of Disease Prevention and State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance Tolo Isakov said.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new American research on appetite stimulants for hibernating marmots could help understand obesity.
And a new enclosure for the prairie marmots will be created, featuring a children's underground maze.
Black bears, brown bears, caribou, hoary marmots, and brown lemmings died within or were dragged into On Your Knees Cave in the millennia preceding the last glacial maximum.
Environmentalists also established the number of muskrats reaching 13,148, marmots - 358,100, including 271,700 red marmots, 85,900 gray marmots and 40,000 Menzbir marmots.
Yellow-bellied marmots (also known as groundhogs or woodchucks) are now emerging from their 8-to-9-month hibernations 38 days earlier than they did 23 years ago, according to a long-term study by scientists working at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Crested Butte, Colo.