Sciuridae
Marmota flaviventris

(Yellow-bellied marmot)

Image Caption:
A yellow-bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris) sits on a rock.  The yellow-bellied marmot is more colorful than the woodchuck (Marmota monax), and has lighter colored feet and more reddish fur around the neck than the hoary marmot (Marmota caligara)
(Frase & Hoffman, 1980).  

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Marmota flaviventris (Yellow-bellied Marmot)
Works Cited:

Frase
, B. A. & Hoffman, R. S.  (1980).  Marmota flaviventris.  The American Society of Mammalogists Mammalian Species 135. (Clark Science Center Link).

Image Location: United States, South Dakota, Black Hills, Iron Creek Lake
Image Date: 2010JUN04
Image Species:
(Marmota flaviventris dakota
(EXIF Information is accurate – stamped in UTC).


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Updated: 2010JUN29