Hoary Marmot (Marmota Caligata)

We met our first hoary marmot as we were trekking up Mount Rainer and almost mistook it for a groundhog. The difference is the hoary marmot has  gray fur on its shoulders and upper back, hence the name ‘hoary’.   Considered the largest ground squirrel in North America, the adult hoary marmot weighs at leastContinue reading “Hoary Marmot (Marmota Caligata)”