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Hoary Marmot
Marmota caligata





credit: Damean Kuhn/CCSA


A large gray marmot with a relatively long tail. Hairs on the rump are tinged buff. The tail is brownish. Face is marked with white in front of the eyes and a dark band on snout. Dark streaks also mark the side of the head and neck. Typically hibernates from September to May.

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