Woodchuck: Marmota monax 41–67cm, 10–15cm, 3–4k g

A grizzled grayish or brown marmot with reddish-brown underparts. Feet are typically blackish brown, but are pinkish in Alaska. The subspecies M. m. ochracea from northwest Canada and Alaska is reddish cinnamon in color. Males are larger. Widespread and common in meadows and along forest edges.

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