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alpine marmot (Marmota marmota)
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Brehm's Life of animals (Page 319) (6220688830) - alpine marmot (Marmota marmota), marmots.jpg
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alpine marmot (Marmota marmota)

THE ALPINE MARMOT. In the heights of the mountainous district of Europe is found the typical animal of the sub-family of the
Marmots. The summers are short in the region inhabited by this Marmot, and the animals in the picture are shown enjoying themselves during
this period. In the winter they disappear, their hibernation lasting from six to eight months. (Arctomys marmot a.)
Date 1895
Author Brehm, Alfred Edmund; Haacke, Wilhelm; Pechuël-Loesche, Eduard; Schmidtlein, Richard.
Full title Brehm's Life of animals : a complete natural history for popular home instruction and for the use of schools.

The alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) is a species of marmot found in mountainous areas of central and southern Europe. Alpine marmots live in the Alps, Carpathians, Tatras, the Pyrenees and Northern Apennines in Italy. They are excellent diggers, able to penetrate soil that even a pickaxe would have difficulty with, and spend up to nine months per year in hibernation. Order: Rodentia, Family: Sciuridae, Genus: Marmota, Species: Marmota marmota (Linnaeus, 1758).

Scientific Name: Marmota marmota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names:
English – Alpine Marmot
French – Marmotte Des Alpes
Spanish – Marmota Alpina
Marmota marmota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names: Alpine Marmot [English]
Marmota marmota latirostris Kratochvil, 1961
Marmota marmota marmota (Linnaeus, 1758)

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