Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Maintaining A Marmot's Weight

Marmots lose up to half of their body weight during the winter.

 Picture from Trip Advisor

Partly due to their diet of grass, berries, roots and flowers, marmots have a hard time keeping on weight.  And during the winter they hibernate in burrows, living off of their stored food, which doesn't provide much nutrition. 

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