Mysterious & Marvelous Mammals:  Marmot Mountain

Amid the scenic springtime beauty of the wild Rockies, we meet a colony of Yellow-bellied Marmots waking from winter hibernation.

As summer progresses, these social “Rock-chucks”, close kin to the Woodchuck, teach their fuzzy young about communal life. One major lesson is diving for safety when a sentry whistles that their primary predator, the Golden Eagle, hovers overhead.vid=59e62964345e3b15f000035d

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