The Vancouver Island marmot (Marmota vancouverensis) naturally occurs only in
the high mountains of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia. This particular ...
Dedicated to protect this animal. Offers information about marmot ecology and life
The Vancouver Island Marmot Recovery Foundation. Fast and Furious Facts. 1)
During hibernation, the marmot's heart beats 3 or 4 times per minute. During the ...
Common name: Vancouver Island Marmot Latin name: Marmota vancouverensis.
Status under SARA: Listed as Endangered as of 2008 assessment. Range: An ...
Island. Marmot. Restricted to the mountains of. Vancouver Island, this
endangered species is one of the rarest animals in North America. Ministry of
Fewer than 130 marmots were known to be alive by 2004, including 93 in
captivity and about 35 in the wild (unpublished minutes, Vancouver Island
The Vancouver Island Marmot is a colonial rodent that lives in burrows. Similar in
appearance to a woodchuck, this species typically measures 67 to 72 cm from ...
The Vancouver Island marmot is a small, robust-bodied mammal. It is a member
of the squirrel family. It has the distinction of being one of Canada's most ...
Notes and images of Vancouver Island marmots, updated from the Canadian
Museum of Nature's Natural History Notebooks series.
Aug 2, 2012 ... When Erik, a three-year-old Vancouver Island marmot, trekked eight kilometres to
find a girlfriend on a neighbouring mountaintop, scientists ...