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Several different marmots living in the rocks and dry soil around the falls in Palouse Falls State Park

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Yellow-bellied Marmot - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
loarie's ID: Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris)

Actually a marmot - they occupy similar habitat to pikas but are bigger and unlike pika hibernate through the winter

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Interesting, I thought that marmots were bigger than this.

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Yellow-bellied Marmot - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
dd214r6's ID: Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
Posted by dd214r6 over 4 years ago (Flag)
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First, Yellow-bellied Marmot confirmed from Washington! http://www.inaturalist.org/places/46# (and species #356)

Posted by loarie over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Yellow-bellied Marmot - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
dd214r6's ID: Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
Yellow-bellied Marmot - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
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