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The marmot was last seen between American Airlines and one of the airport’s parking garages.
Musk spells a weasel in the bushes or marmot close by.
In the mountains while hiking, don’t let your dog run around in areas with marmots, squirrels, mountain goats, etc.
The whining of the wind, the whistle of a marmot and an occasional bleat from sheep somewhere in the distance are the only sounds.
The activities of the marmots, which are to some extent temperature related, drives the risk.
The study follows individually marked yellow-bellied marmots at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Gothic, Colo.
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Origin and Etymology of marmot
First Known Use: 1607See Words from the same year
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Definition of marmot for English Language Learners
: a small animal of America and Europe that has short legs and that lives in holes that it digs in the ground
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